Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God’s Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.
God saw the light, and saw that it was good. God divided the light from the darkness.
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.
God called the expanse "sky." There was evening and there was morning, a second day.
There was evening and there was morning, a third day.
God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of sky to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years;
God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.
and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.
There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.
There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.
God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. There was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.
but his delight is in Yahweh’sa law. On his law he meditates day and night.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin.
Let them be like a snail which melts and passes away, like the stillborn child, who has not seen the sun.
You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day;
nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday.
Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to flog officials for their integrity.
for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don’t have a man’s understanding.
I clothe the heavens with blackness, and I make sackcloth their covering."
Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.
For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no good looks or majesty. When we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
I have set watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace day nor night: you who call on Yahweh, take no rest,
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.
But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn’t in him."
The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.
And he went out and followed him. He didn’t know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.
When they were past the first and the second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.
They said to her, "You are crazy!" But she insisted that it was so. They said, "It is his angel."
The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let’s therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let’s put on the armor of light.
For there are certain men who crept in secretly, even those who were long ago written about for this condemnation: ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into indecency, and denying our only Master, God, and Lord, Jesus Christ.