4811 darkness, as a symbol of sin
Darkness is often used in Scripture as a symbol of sin and its effects. It is often contrasted with light, as a symbol of forgiveness and the presence of God.
Darkness as a symbol of sin
Jn 3:19-20 See also Job 24:16-17; Pr 2:12-15; Pr 4:19; Isa 5:20; Isa 29:15; Mt 6:23; Lk 22:53 Jesus Christ arrested; Ro 1:21 Paul encourages believers to live in the light: Ro 13:12; 2Co 6:14; Eph 5:8-12
Darkness as a symbol of the effects of sin
God’s provision for the darkness of sin