The will of God is the starting place for our response to all of life’s events—the bright ones and the dark ones
Before COVID-19 reorganized our lives, I had agreed to preach on Easter at a church which translates their services into multiple languages. For that reason, they asked for a manuscript in advance to assist with simplifying the translation.
When life gets difficult, maintaining discipline makes life doable.
The gospel has guided Christian response to plagues for 2000 years. When plague ravaged Carthage in 250CE and Alexandria in 259CE, Christians in those cities risked their own lives to care for the sick and dying.
While Jehoshaphat was facing a potential military defeat from a foreign enemy who was closing in on Judah, he called out to God saying, “We will stand before this house and before you, for your name is in this house, and cry out to you in our affliction, and you will hear and save” (2 Chron. 20:9).