The Coronavirus Did Not Catch God By Surprise – LifeWay Voices

Some encouragement from Tony Evans via Lifeway Voices………

‘He’s allowed us to be in something that we can’t resolve on our own.’

Source: The Coronavirus Did Not Catch God By Surprise – LifeWay Voices

7 Suggestions for Finding Joy in Isolation

From Kimberly Wagner…….

Many of you are experiencing isolating lifestyles similar to what we’ve lived now for a few years. Knowing that this new way of life can be a bit challenging, I decided to share with you a few things that I’ve been passing onto friends and loved ones (as well as a few of my LifeChange clients) and thought you might find these helpful.

Source: 7 Suggestions for Finding Joy in Isolation

Friends, this pandemic is affecting practically everyone in the world when it comes to their jobs and finances.  But God was not away on vacation when the virus hit, and He knows the anxiety and fear that each of us carry.  Even more so than normal, our burdens are TOO BIG for us to carry. Let’s admit that to ourselves and to God.  He is waiting for us to ask for His peace and mercy!  From From the Darkness Into the Light……………………..

Experiencing stress and anxiety due to dealing with financial hardships? Many are laid off due to the global pandemic, worry plagues you every minute of the day, the anxious thoughts of “how am I going to make ends meet,” the sleepless nights have you sleep deprived. When financial problems have you in a constant state […]

via God Is Bigger Than Your Financial Hardships — From The Darkness Into The Light

Why doesn’t God stop Coronavirus and mend the world? – Premier Christianity

Any disease and any death due to disease and ill health is not based on how God made the world. But we DO live in a broken world. But think of some of the implications from COVID-19, due to people all over the world basically in the same boat.  As Christians, let’s not get caught up in conspiracies and hand-wringing!  Let’s be beacons of light, hope and joy! From Premier Christianity………………

It’s the most natural question in the world: If God is good and all powerful, then why doesn’t he just stop bad things happening? It’s something that individuals often ask at times of personal tragedy. As the Coronavirus sweeps across the world Justin Brierley offers an answer to the questions being asked by people all over the globe.

Source: Why doesn’t God stop Coronavirus and mend the world? – Premier Christianity

We all need truths to hang onto in these times!  From Dr. B. Ponders………..

When checking my email this morning I received an email from pastors.com. This URL belongs to Rev. Rick Warren’s ministries at Saddleback Community Church in California. Warren is the author of books such as The Propose Driven Life. Pastor Warren sent out an editorial of sorts, I guess it could even be seen as a […]

via 7 Truths to Hang on to During Crisis — Dr. B. Ponders

Here is an article that touches on an answer from Jesus that may stump you like it did the Pharisees.  From Christian Apologist………

Jesus stumped the Pharisees with the following question in Luke 20:41-44: Then Jesus said to them, “Why is it said that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself declares in the Book of Psalms (110): “‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.”’ […]

via Why this Question (Psalm 110) from Jesus Stumped the Pharisees — Christian Apologist

Our current enemy may be invisible, but our God is still able to win!  Nice encouragement from Coram Deo………..

I’m sitting in our music room/library while Becky is playing worship music on the piano. The presence of the Lord and His peace is so real to us. Slowing down, focusing on God with each other, opens us to the unseen realities of eternity. In His presence we are encouraged, strengthened, and filled up once […]

via We Have More on Our Side! — Coram Deo