“Mom, I’m at a job in Woodstock; Janet is at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton with Jon-Marc. The doctors are going to give her the test results and they would like her to have someone with her.” “Phil, I’m leaving now.”
I will never forget that day, those words, and the tears I cried. Even now, as I write this eleven years later, the memory of that day is vivid, bringing deep emotion and tears. We thank the Lord that Jon-Marc is entering highschool in the fall. God spared his life, and guided the family through the diagnosis of Leukemia, the extremely difficult first 2½ years following, conintued treatments, and the very slow improvement since. God has guided the parents through dozens of decisions, and helps them to continue to have a healthy marriage. None of that could have happened without complete dependence on God and His Word.
We are looking at Psalm 119: 105-112 today. These verses have some very helpful principles and action points to implement when going through dangerous and perhaps life-altering situations. Let’s take a close look at them. Remember, none of these are likely new to you, but perhaps you will see them with a different perspective as we consider COVID-19 through the lens of scripture.
105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Ps 119:105–112). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.
As you read these verses over several times, what is God saying to you today?
Is there anything God has pointed out to you that will help you to deal with the issues this pandemic is presenting to you?
Take a moment to encourage someone else by recording, in the comment field, how God has spoken to you today.
The Collingsworth family sing Fear Not Tomorrow. Listen, it may encourage you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmH5QQSLtNk
“May the peace of God, that surpasses all understanding,
keep your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.”
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