The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble. – Proverbs 4:19
I’ve thought a lot about this verse all day and came to the conclusion that it’s basic and in depth at the same time. The first half of the verse refers to darkness, and the interesting thing about darkness is that it stays dark until a light is introduced into the darkness. Light always overtakes darkness where light exist.
The second part to me is interesting as well in that those who are in darkness don’t know what they are stumbling over, because light has not been introduced. This, in my thoughts, rules out those who intentionally know what is right but choose darkness. There are more people out there though, than we think who just don’t know the light (Jesus). There’s a capability of knowing right from wrong, but sometimes people can be skewed from morality by their environment that may not have been their choosing.
All of this increases the necessity of sharing the Light of the world (Jesus) with all those around us.