I feel impressed to share with you what God has shown me regarding this time in our nation, and His thoughts on how we should handle this. I pray you may be strengthened and encouraged as I was! See below:
We are receiving constant new information through the media, cell phone recordings, and Facebook. We then are being asked to make judgments on what we SEE and what we HEAR.
They were discouraged and dismayed, exactly what God tells us not to be:
“Be strong and of a good courage…Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right or to the left, that thou may prosper (be successful) whithersoever thou goest… have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid (terrified), neither be thou dismayed; for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest… only be strong and of a good courage.” (Joshua 1:6,7,9,18)
Remember David: He returned home to find his town burned and all the families taken prisoners. His men wept and were ready to stone him, but David ENCOURAGED HIMSELF IN THE LORD (1 Samuel 30:1-8).
Victor Rockhill Ministries is a great resource to access messages and Bible Studies concerning issues and wisdom for handling them. Listen to these for more Bible-wisdom:
The Lord brought this wisdom to mind and it has strengthened me. My prayer is it will lift you up and strengthen you too!
Love in Jesus,