The airwaves and newspapers are buzzing with information and opinions about COVID19. What should your church do about coronavirus? These Bible Truths will help you know.
Viruses are scary. History is replete with examples of deadly plagues and sicknesses. No one wants to get sick. Everybody wants to protect their family.
When social distancing is promoted as our only hope, what should ministries do? Church is a social environment. Do we stop church for the foreseeable future? Should we hide in our houses in fear?
What is coronavirus? Is this a global pandemic that will kill untold millions? Or is it more like a stronger version of the common flu? With doctors and pundits on both sides of the equation, it’s hard to know what we can believe.
To make matters worse, the media today has an agenda. The media establishment prospers financially during crises. Their age-old adage is “If it bleeds, it leads.” That’s why we live in a day of constant “breaking news” and 24 hour-a-day stories that promote fear and anxiety. After all, you pay more attention to the news when you are worried about what is going on in the world.
Further, the media is polarized politically. Many people want the Trump administration to fail so badly that they seem giddy about the possibility of sickness, death, and financial pain. That’s sick.
Should you cancel church services? Should you postpone events? Should you cancel fellowships and meals?
These Biblical principles are good for any difficult situation.
Prayer is powerful. Here are 20 Bible truths that explain what prayer can do for you.
The power of
prayer is the power of God. Our prayers move the heart and hand of God.
Since God is all-powerful,
there is no limit as to what prayer can do.
Jeremiah 32:17 “Ah Lord God! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:”
Jeremiah 33:3 “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.”
God is able to
answer our prayers beyond our imagination!
His power exceeds our capacity to ask or think.
Ephesians 3:20 “Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,”
feeble in their own strength but become mighty when they pray.
said, “Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.” No wonder our enemy works so hard to keep us
What can you accomplish through the power of prayer? The Bible gives us many examples.
Have you ever felt like quitting? We all have at times. This poem will encourage your heart to keep going.
Don’t Quit! Poem
When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,
When funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.
What if there were four simple times you could add to your schedule that would protect your marriage and keep it healthy? Would you give it a try?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Communication is the lifeblood of a marriage. When you can’t communicate, your relationship will deteriorate. The couple that doesn’t talk will at best be roommates and at worst separate.
Therefore, it is imperative that you protect your marriage by maintaining your ability to talk.
Keep the lines of communication open. Together, you can work through any problem, overcome any obstacle, and defeat any foe.
Here are 4 Scheduled Times That Will Protect Your Marriage.
Faith Promise Missions is a powerful and proven way for each local Church and Christian to have a part in the Great Commission reaching the world with the Gospel.
A faith promise commitment is an offering given by faith, above the tithe, to support worldwide missions.
You can help spread the Gospel around the world! Here are 10 easy steps to partner with God through Faith Promise Missions.
1. Realize God has entrusted you with the Gospel.
“But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.”
1 Thessalonians 2:4
What an amazing thought! Are we being good stewards of the Gospel?
2. We are commanded to spread the Good News both in our community and around the world at the same time.
“But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”
We should go soul winning at home and support soul winning missionaries abroad.