This Little Light of Mine— It Shatters the Darkness

By Kathi Pelton

Did you know that no matter how dark the night is and no matter how small a light brought into it is…IT SHATTERS THE DARKNESS!

We often think too small regarding our light or our influence within such a dark atmosphere around the world. As we watch Israel attacked by Hamas, India under such a deadly siege of the Covid virus, Lebanon in a financial crisis that is unheard of and pastors being arrested in our neighboring nation, Canada— we can easily become intimidated by the darkness.

What we need to remember is that we are carriers of light. Our little light, when brought into a dark place, shatters the power of darkness. Darkness cannot coexist with light! There is either darkness or light and even “this little light of mine” is enough to dispel darkness and bring forth light so that all can see.

Oh how the enemy of God wants to intimidate those who carry light. He wants us to hide in caves or put out light under a “bushel” where it will be snuffed out. He wants men to dwell in darkness because that is where he does his dark deeds. We pray for exposure of hidden things but that will only happen as light is brought into the darkness. It’s time to come out of the caves!

Our Adversary dwells in darkness, looking for who he can devour, therefore we must go and shed light so that many might be saved and his plans are exposed and thwarted before being carried out. We want him running to hide along with all of his cohorts—intimated and afraid of the light within us.

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith” 1 Peter 5:8–9

We carry within us the Spirit of The Lion of Judah, whose roar and authority brings life and liberty to the captives. He lives in you and he lives in me and where we go, he goes!

I keep seeing in my mind scenes from the Disney movie, “The Lion King.” Scar was the lion who sought to kill, steal and destroy Mufasa and take over his pride and steal his position as their king. When he did, darkness and death came upon the land. He frightened and intimidated Mufasa’s son (Simba) into running to hide in a far off land so that he would not take his rightful place as king. As long as Simba didn’t recognize his true identity, his light and his authority as Mufasa’s son, then Scar could prowl the land and devour all memory of Mufasa. Once Simba (meaning “courageous warrior”) came to his senses, he returned and took his rightful place
as King. Then restoration, light and life was able to return to the land.

The enemy wants to accuse you, intimidate you and cause you to run in fear— hiding from your true identity (even forgetting who you truly are). He sends assignment that trap you and stalk you like the hyenas in this animated film. It is time to RESIST HIM! Let your faith arise and your confident assurance be founded in the one who lives within you and whose son (or daughter) you are. “REMEMBER!”

In reality, you are not merely a “little light” but you carry the Light of the World within you. You carry the blood of the One who defeated sin and death and who can bind the strongman (Satan)— and one day he fully will! He will plunder his house and take this earth back.

We carry his victory within us and his name is written upon us— which causes demons to tremble. We are the head and not the tail. It’s time to remember who you are and who is with you always. It is time to let the Light of the World shine through you.

Get rid of the bushel (or bowl). Why is the enemy attacking “breath” or “oxygen levels” so fiercely— you cannot a flame of light without oxygen. He is trying to snuff the flames out by removing oxygen. Fear, accusation and intimidation causes the air to be sucked out of you just as this virus causes oxygen to be greatly decreased. It’s time to blow on the sparks until they ignite into flame! Shake off the assignments and breath deep until you shine bright.

God is here to breathe his life back into you, to blow oxygen on the little spark and watch it become a fire that burns bright. He is breaking off every assignment sent against you to snuff out your light.

Again, “REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE!” Stop running from your true identity while the Deceiver and Adversary roams around devouring you and all that you love.

You carry the light that shatters the darkness. Now…let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!

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One thought on “This Little Light of Mine— It Shatters the Darkness

  1. Great post!

    But I HIGHLY recommend this awesome, groundbreaking book (& others by her):

    Seems our identities — and destinies — are tied into our names. I had no idea how important this (info) was but so many dots connecting….

    All those “who I am in Christ” statements are good but they’re missing THE KEY component!

    “Now when it comes to name covenants – covenants taken out in your family line generations ago – it may not be (in fact, it almost certainly isn’t) the Holy Spirit who has sealed the name and holds the rights and deeds to it. And along with those rights to your name, the rights to your identity, calling and destiny.

    And how do you revoke a covenant if you don’t know who is in control? Well, you ask the Holy Spirit for revelation, of course. He may tell you who the spirit is but more likely He’ll pinpoint the seals for you, so you can come to Jesus and ask Him to open them (because He’s the only one who can.)

    Seals are so utterly individual for each person that there is no formula for them. Seals are generally weird – and very dangerous. You should always put them in Jesus’ hands and not try to open them yourself. Let me repeat that: You should always put them in Jesus’ hands and not try to open them yourself.

    And when the Holy Spirit puts them in the spotlight for you, you may well discover (as I did), He’s been trying to tell you half your life. Through dreams and images, symbols and – even – book titles. See my book is not about Merlin. It’s about Merlin’s WOOD, the forest. And that’s where the Hamiltons, before they changed their name to Hamilton, came from.

    God wants to tell you what the seals over your name are. But because He’s generally whispering the answers, rather than shouting them, you’ve got to get closer to hear Him.“

    (Anne Hamilton)

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