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Romans 13:12

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

In the Garden of Eden, Adam and his wife were clothed in garments of light. Then because of disobedience they lost their garments of light and were cast from the garden after the Lord covered them with garments of skins. In other words blood was shed and the skins of those animals covered Adam and his wife. Thus Adam and his wife went from the day season, as it were, of the garden, into the night season, outside paradise.

The Bible said in Romans that the night is far spent. It is time to cast off the works of darkness and return to the light that we enjoyed in the garden. So how do I create a paradise of light that I can live in on this earth while I wait on the Lord to come for me or for us collectively to take us to that heavenly paradise?

Romans 13:10, “Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.” When we love our neighbor as ourselves and do deeds of righteousness to our neighbor instead of doing them ill, we are putting on the armour of light. Revelations 19:8 says that the bride is clothed in fine linen, clean and white and that linen is the righteousness of saints. The righteousness of saints is the right acts we do by fulfilling the law, namely loving the LORD with all our being and loving our neighbor as ourselves.

Adam and his wife lost their garments of light by disobedience and we can be clothed with garments of light and return to paradise, as it were, by obedience and doing acts of righteousness as our bridegroom directs us to do so.

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