A Look at Darkness from the Beginning to Eternal Damnation
The bible verses written out below tell a story of darkness from creation until final damnation. First the story, then the actual verses:
•Notice how the earth was enveloped in darkness before the Spirit of God moved upon it.
•Then we see how God used darkness as a plague against Egypt. Notice how the darkness was thick and could be felt.
•Darkness was also used as a divider between the Egyptians and the Israelites.
•Then we see how darkness will be used to keep the wicked silent.
•Notice how condemnation is associated with darkness, and wicked men hover towards evil deeds.
•Notice also that once darkness is let in, it has a way of consuming the light that once existed.
•Then we learn how we can we can walk in light, which is life, with Jesus. We no longer have to stumble in the darkness, which leads to death.
•God, who is light, has no darkness at all.
•When Jesus, the light of the world, was dying on the cross, there was darkness over all the land for three hours.
•Coming to know Jesus Christ drives the darkness out of a person’s heart.
•The kingdom of the Antichrist is so full of darkness that it causes men to continue to blaspheme God and not to repent of their evil deeds even though they gnaw their tongues because of their sores and pains.
•Being thrown outside into utter darkness is associated with an awaiting pain by the term “there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth”
•The day of judgment is coming when the unjust will face the mist of darkness that is reserved for them to experience forever.
•Those that do not know Jesus Christ as Savior & LORD have the blackness of darkness reserved for them forever which is truly a very woeful thing.
Genesis 1:1:2a In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.
Exodus 10:21-22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt. And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.
Joshua 24:7 And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians.
1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness.
John 3:19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Matthew 6:23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
1 John 1:5 God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Matthew 27:35 & 45 And they crucified him. Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Revelation 16:10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, and blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.
Matthew 25:30 And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
2 Peter 2:17 These are wells without water (the unjust), clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
Jude 11 & 13 Woe unto them to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
I have also included a concise scholarly study in darkness as a PDF: