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  • Alan Fong

Don't Be in the Dark

Today’s Verse:

But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. ~Isaiah 59:2

The Apostle Paul said that in the last days we shall live in perilous times. I believe we are in those days. One of the characteristics of our age is the abounding of sin. Jesus said, “Where iniquity abounds, the love of many shall grow cold.” When sin abounds, there is the hardening towards sin, the ignoring of sin, the proliferation of sin, and the redefining of sin. In our devotion this morning, God soberly reminds us that sin separates us from God. Unconfessed sin puts us in the dark!

We see the entry of sin.

We are born into this world with a sinful nature. “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me,” Ps. 51:5. “Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned,” Rom. 5:12. Our human tendency is to sin! We lean towards lying, lusting, being disobedient, and rebelling. “But every m