We are more than ever surrounded by so much uncertainty that it is becoming increasingly easy to lose focus, feel lost and even fearful. Countries are crumbling, wars and signs of war seem closer and closer to home and the future has never appeared dimmer.
Are you inspired by Ashley Judd’s nasty woman’s speech or do you take cues from the bible on how to be a gracious woman? Do you speak with dignity? Do you speak words of healing or rebellion?
What about those unborn children who cannot march but are massacred in their hundreds all in the name of pro-choice? Who marches for them? Will you?
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:1-2
2. Teach your children. Sit them down and educate them on what is going on. Teach them the word of God and His provision in a time of uncertainty.
3. Don’t argue unnecessarily. Have edifying conversations infused with faith and prayer
4. Let your hope in God transcend the current happenings
5. Do not be afraid
I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33
Focus on the one greater than Trump. Focus on the one greater than Obama. Focus on the one who is greater than any personal troubles you are facing. Be alert and don’t get caught up in the hype.
Let the peace of the most high wash over you. Get on your knees and pray. Pray hard. Pray for the coming of our Lord because only He can truly bring an end to all this hopelessness and oppression.