"Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them."NIV
"And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them."KJV
We live in a world that surrounds us with many dark and evil things. People that we are around every day, at school, at work, in our neighborhood, or even our own homes, are frequently committing speech and actions that belong to the dark world of the evil one. How often do we just shake our head, say nothing, and walk away? How often do we just simply overlook it as though it didn't exist? The Word tells us that we are not only to having nothing to do with such people, but we are also to speak out with courage to let them and those around know that their behaviors are useless for anything good, but only destroy and tear down.
Heavenly Father, forgive us for not taking a stand against the deeds of darkness and sin that goes on all around us. Give us boldness in the Holy Spirit to speak the words that expose these deeds as evil and to turn our backs on those who continue in doing them. In Jesus' name we pray, Amen.