The temptation to focus on the works of darkness makes us walk by sight, and not by faith. Its goal is for us to dwell on the darkness, analyze and talk about it constantly, until we lose all hope and are bound by fear. Even though the darkness seems to increase, we can trust the glory of the God is increasing much more.
When we believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, all He is and has done, we do not abide in darkness. God has rescued us from the power, the authority, of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son. Evil works can seem overwhelming, but they have no authority in our lives. We are no longer under the dominion of darkness but of our King, Jesus.
Knowing our authority in Christ Jesus enables us to exercise it against the power of the prince of darkness, satan. The darkness cannot dispel the light. The light dispels the darkness. God and satan are not on an even level. God is omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent; satan is not. Jesus won the victory on the cross and we, in His name, enforce it and reflect the light of the Lord, from glory to glory!
Colossians 1:13-14 “He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.”