2020 has been a very challenging year for so many. No one knows when “all of this” is going to end. It is as if a thick, dark cloud of negativity and hopelessness has descended on the earth. As Christians, we are called – now more than ever – to be different and be a light to the world.
Praying over a long period of time without seeing an answer can be discouraging. We have all been there. Yet Jesus, again and again, tells us to always pray, and not give up. He was well aware how easily we get discouraged. This is why he warns us, not to give in to our flesh, but to continue praying. So, have we fallen into the trap of giving into our flesh and given up praying?
Many wonder what the corona crisis means in light of the end times. Is this the end? Will Jesus come back now? Jesus tells us in Matthew 24: No. Not yet. So when will the end come?
Psalm 91 is more than a prayer in times of danger. It describes the blessings a person enjoys who meets one condition in particular: dwelling in the secret place of the Most High. The place of intimacy with God.