Truth’s brightness and brilliance

When archaeologists open Egyptian tombs that have been hidden and dark for thousands of years, their bright lamps immediately flood the rooms, revealing beautiful treasures. Archaeologists recently discovered yet another such tomb in Egypt’s Theban necropolis (see Sage Lazzaro, “Archaeologists Just Discovered a Huge 3,000-Year-Old Royal Egyptian Tomb,”, February 13, 2017).

Thirty centuries is an awfully long time! The darkness had so many years to become well established. Might it have been easier for the light to penetrate a tomb if it had been dark for only thirty years? Or maybe thirty minutes?

Of course, the centuries that the tombs were in shadow didn’t hinder or otherwise affect the potency of the light one bit. Shadows can’t battle and “fight back.” That’s because darkness isn’t a presence or an entity; it’s only an absence. Without even a slight opposition, the light quickly saturated each tomb’s chamber.

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