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Read: Genesis 1:3-5

Meditation verse:

“And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it” (John 1:5).

Few minutes after the clock strikes midnight, a new day begins. However, though a new day has begun, it is still dark outside. But gradually, the darkness gives way to the emerging light of the dawn. John 1:5 says, “And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it”.

No matter how dark the night is, surely it will give way to light at the breaking of dawn because it was God who commanded it to be so. Genesis 1:3-5 says, “and God said, “let there be light” and there was light. And God saw the light and it was good, and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light day, and the darkness He called night”.

Irrespective of how dark the season you are in right now is, surely, it will end someday soon. Your season of light will come, and the dark season cannot stop it. Psalm 30:5 says, “weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning”. God’s ability to restore life is beyond our understanding. Trees are burnt down and can grow back, broken bones heal, dead tissues are restored. That’s the life-transforming power of God. If a new day starts whilst it is still dark outside, why are you afraid of using the dark seasons of your life as the start of a new beginning in your life? Determine this day to create a new beginning from the place of that dark or painful situation


IN HIS PRESENCE is written by Oke Chinye.
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