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The Last Word

This Little Light of Mine

When God’s light is inside of us, even the darkness is light around us!

By Betsy Mayer

There are two themes in this issue of Last Generation: the increasing lawlessness of our world and the contrast seen in the lives of God’s people. I am especially drawn to how Daniel 12:3 portrays God’s people at the end of time: “And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.”

As I was searching for an image that describes this Scripture passage, I turned to Shutterstock, a popular image website. I plugged in some search parameters to aid me in finding what I needed: “candle dark background person.”

Thousands of images popped up—people holding candles in the dark, or holiday night scenes with candles and Christmas trees with people celebrating.

But as I scrolled, I was intrigued that some images of light in the darkness only made the darkness

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