Losing Joy During Difficult Times
Given current events in May 2020 many have expressed losing joy during these difficult times. Instead they are experiencing fear as their primary emotion.
Joel 1:12 also speaks about losing joy during difficult times. It describes a time when the entire nation of Judah’s joy dried up.
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What is Crisis?
How are you handling the challenges encompassing
the global crisis of the corona virus in 2020? Are you heeding the advice of
authorities? Or are you ignoring them?
Shopping for household goods has become
a bigger challenge because of this 2020 virus crisis. People whose panic button
is easily triggered started buying out shelves of all kinds of items.
We’re being told by authorities that there’s
no need to hoard items. Yet stores are having to literally stand watch in certain
aisles to insure you obey the new limits of only 1 paper goods item or 2 sweet potatoes
allowed per customer.
How do you respond to this? Are you
getting upset and angry at the clerks running the store? Or are you taking it
in stride and adapting to the current perceived crisis? Do you smile and thank
the clerks for their efforts to limit hoarding behavior?
Are we truly in crisis at this point?
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How do you respond to breaking new?
From the coronavirus,
tornados in Nashville, to election coverage we’re inundated today with a
variety of headlines from around the globe through a variety of media sources.
Titles of breaking news are written to get your attention. This isn’t a new practice. In Old Testament times messages were also written with intent to capture an audience’s attention.
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