There is only light found in God. Those in Him do not walk in darkness but in His light. “If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:” Saying we believe but live in sin is not true faith. Our hearts must be convicted of God’s truth and be lead to a life change. God looks at the heart and if it is deceitful He knows. He knows when our hearts are wicked because of our dealings with the world. Sin brings a shadow of darkness over our heads that cannot be hidden. Our words alone cannot break that barrier but how we seek the Lord and walk in our faith. Darkness cannot be found in a believer that has Jesus in his life. “if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.” We are born again through the cross of Jesus. He paid our debts. Those that offer their lives to Him, receive His sacrifice for sins. They are are freed from sin and walk in His light. Those that live for the world are not believers in Jesus. For we cannot serve God and the world. We must admit that we are wrong and seek forgiveness. “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” We must humble ourselves and admit that we are sinners. That we are all in need of a Savior. Look at your life. Admit that you are a sinner before God. He will listen to your prayers.
Turn from your sins and follow Jesus. No longer live a sinful life but be covered in His righteousness. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” What a wonderful promise to all that have lived a sinful life. Confess your sins to God, this day. You may not think that God could never forgive you but He will. He is waiting for you to come to Him and partake of His mercy. Make the first step and confess your sins to Him in prayer. Kneel down and cry out your heart to Him. In this moment, as you are sorry, you will feel His forgiveness. His mercy has been shown at the cross. He suffered for your sins. He felt all your pains and sorrows. His blood has cleansed you from all sin. Through Jesus you can walk in newness of life. Temptation will come but He will fight for your cause. When you fall, just call on His name and He will lift you up. You will fall along the way but know that Jesus is pleading for your cause. Jesus is the way. Seek after Him and you will be saved. There is a better life for everyone that believes in Jesus. Oh Lord, I love You. I am so amazed at Your love for me. I walked in darkness for so long but You rescued me. You showed me the way and led me into Your light. You heard my confession and I felt Your sweet forgiveness. My heart no longer desires to walk in sin but in Your ways. Lead me always.
1 John 1:5-10 (KJV)
5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:
7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.