This scripture and event teaches us how the natural world and the supernatural world come together to bring about miracles in people’s lives.
We are living in a day where the Church is being called upon to pray a miracle upon the nations. This time that we are living in is the Church's greatest opportunity to propagate the Gospell and show the world who we really are.
The reality of death has not changed. What’s changed over the last several weeks, at least for some of us, is that we now are consciously considering what will inevitably happen to each and every one of us. And if we’re willing to hear and receive what God is saying through COVID-19, even an awful, deadly virus might become a strange and bitter mercy.
While Christians, as advocates for life, take the pandemic seriously, and educate ourselves accordingly, and take appropriate precautions, COVID-19 serves as a warning to us all, as well as a reminder and commission for all who love and follow Christ. Will those who have been freed from the fear of death take the risks many in the world will refuse to take, and display our hope among the fearful, infected, and dying? What Cannot Destroy the Body
Often it’s only after those moments—or days—of stillness that we hear the next instruction: “Move on.” And when we’ve crossed the uncrossable sea, we, like one of the brave Israelite women will sing, “The Lord is my strength and defense… He is my God and I will praise him…”