John 3:20
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New Living Translation
All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed.

King James Bible
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

Darby Bible Translation
For every one that does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light that his works may not be shewn as they are;

World English Bible
For everyone who does evil hates the light, and doesn't come to the light, lest his works would be exposed.

Young's Literal Translation
for every one who is doing wicked things hateth the light, and doth not come unto the light, that his works may not be detected;

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April 29 Evening
That blessed hope, . . . the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.--TIT. 2:13. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil: whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus.--Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things.--When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe. The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together
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November 18 Evening
I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it; and, behold, the half was not told me.--I KGS. 10:7. The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.--We beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. My speech and my preaching was . . . in demonstration of the
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April 2 Morning
If ye do return unto the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the Lord, and serve him only.--I SAM. 7:3. Little children, keep yourselves from idols.--Come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.--Ye cannot serve God and Mammon. Thou shalt worship no other
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May 3 Evening
Perfecting holiness in the fear of God.--II COR. 7:1. Dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit. Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.--Teaching us that denying ungodliness and wordly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.--Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.--Not as though
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Cross References
Job 24:16
Thieves break into houses at night and sleep in the daytime. They are not acquainted with the light.

Proverbs 2:13
These men turn from the right way to walk down dark paths.

Jeremiah 9:6
They pile lie upon lie and utterly refuse to acknowledge me," says the LORD.

John 3:21
But those who do what is right come to the light so others can see that they are doing what God wants."

Ephesians 5:11
Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them.

Ephesians 5:13
But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them,

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