The stop order on corporate worship—as part of emergency efforts to limit the contagion of COVID-19—has birthed an infectious spread of family worship in homes. And the world is being awakened to the reality that it is the people, not the building, that is the church.
Health officials in many countries anticipate a second wave of COVID-19 that they fear could be as disruptive.
Life and death is in the power of the tongue and they that love it will eat the fruit thereof.” (Proverbs 18:2)
God’s faithfulness to us is not contingent on our abilities, but that we would believe in His power and in His authority to perfect all that concerns us.
When God created us, He set our times and our seasons and His plans for us are for good and not for evil.
Stop. Listen. Act. God our “Coach” wants to be in constant communion with us. It is He who equips us to be victorious in this life (Hebrews 13:21).
If battles are first won and lost in the mind. And if “as a man thinks in his heart so is he,” then we need to be on the offensive—both naturally and spiritually—to protect our mental wellbeing.
In the midst of our personal and global quandary, Easter comes and reminds us of the sure hope for all humanity.
The memorials of this Holy Week are not merely ritualistic. They embody God’s unfailing love for humanity and His relentless pursuit to redeem us.
Wherever you’ve grown weary, dull, complacent, neglectful, haughty, cold or compromising, take this time to reset. Don’t be distracted. Prioritize what can’t be shaken. Return to your first love. Fortify your relationship with God.