SCRIPTURE:

“He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son.”

– Colossians 1:13 ESV

PRAYER:

Father God,
This world can seem so dark, with political division, conflict in relationships, selfishness, greed, addiction, illness, and the hardest: death. I admit I sometimes find it difficult to reconcile a good and gracious God with everything I experience around me. Refresh my memory, Lord; let me feel your presence. Shine the light of your countenance upon my face and renew my spirit as I seek your kingdom with all of my heart and soul today, and let me reflect your light into any darkness I encounter.
In Jesus’ Name,
Amen.

JOURNAL REFLECTION:

What evidence do you see of the domain of darkness? What areas of your life do you consider were/are part of that? What kind of consequences do you think come from those things?

CALL TO ACTION:

On this earth, it is inevitable we will experience darkness. But, as today’s prayer reminds us, we are not alone in the darkness; God is always with us. Today, if you are in a season of darkness, visit crossings.church/lifecare to explore resources for support and encouragement, and learn more about classes, groups, and counseling available to you.

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