From the revival in Judah under the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Chron. 29) to the Protestant Reformation that returned the church to the biblical gospel after its eclipse in the medieval era, we see that God is often pleased to shine His light when the darkness seems overwhelming. In every case, the faithful who lived in dark times called out for the Lord to revive them, and God answered their prayers by shining the light of His truth in this dark world. We live in a day of darkness, when the gospel and the church are under attack on …
Russell D. Moore is president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and previously served as the provost and dean of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. You can follow him on Twitter @DrMoore.