These are extraordinary times and call for us to seek God more than ever before. We have a promise that God will hear us if only we pray. We cannot be complacent and indifferent rather we should be concerned that the world around us seems to be crumbling.
When Jesus said, “it is finished”, I perceived He was saying that He’s conquered all and defeated the enemy.
Before making those affirmative words, He was heavily burdened by the sufferings but afterwards, He declared victory over sin, Satan and death.
So, as believers who believed in Him, you rise up not in fear but in faith and declare your victory over sin, Satan, death, failures, failing marriages, failing businesses, falling projects, sicknesses and diseases, including coronavirus. Victory is ours in Jesus name
You must get up and say to that “thing”, whatever it is, “get up and get lost!”
the weakest believer on any day is stronger than the enemy the moment He recognizes and exercise the God given authority.
God said in Exodus 33:19, And the LORD said, “I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the LORD, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
He chooses one person and the other He reject. Those who disobey Him He punishes and those who humbly ask for forgiveness He pardons.
We need God’s mercy more than we need His material blessings. In fact, if God doesn’t show us mercy, we won’t have life to enjoy the other blessings.
Multiple times the bible says that if we humble and pray, God will heal us, deliver us, set us free, and after a while, He will settle us and establish us.
Let us run to God. Turn to Him for mercy. Mercy is what we need this time.
Will you seek His face and pray and ask for just one thing ? His Mercy.
Revelation 12:10 KJV
And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Salvation is here for those who put their trust and hope in God who never fails. The power of God in Christ Jesus is stronger enough to defeat sickness, disease and death. Salvation is here and as we gaze at Him, we receive our deliverance.
Romans 13:11 KJV
And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
This is the time to draw closer to God than ever. When all else fails, we have an assurance that God never fails. He always makes a way where there is no way. Let us use this moment of time to draw to saving grace of God and our deliverance will surely come. Amen.
Acts 4:12 KJV
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Although science is very good (and I know this) but it cannot save if God who is the giver of everything withholds the knowledge. If we lack anything, it makes sense to ask God who gives it. Our salvation is from God and in Him. There is no other way by which we can be saved other than the way God has made. Let us run to God with full assurance that God is our helper and lifter of our soul.
Psalm 27:1 KJV
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Fear can kill and most of us can acknowledge this. Faith is not being unreasonable. it is simply trusting in God’s word and in His promises. For an ordinary mind, this is super hard because it often does not make sense. If it makes sense, why do we have to trust God? It is because it does not make sense that is why we trust Him. You do not expect or hope for what you already have but for what you do not have.
Psalm 37:39 KJV
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
In this time of trouble, the Lord is our strength and our capability. If we trust Him He will save us and deliver us from all our trouble.
Our hope is in God the creator of heaven and the earth. We are confident God can do what no man can do. Our hope is that when men fail, God remains faithful. Our hope is that God can never fail no matter the situation.
Let us never forget that this earth is passing away with all its pleasure. And nothing really lasts forever including riches, wealth, fame, etc. Life and everything in it are passing away. Therefore, hope is needed especially in a time like this.
Hope is knowing with confidence that what we are expecting will happen.
This requires trusting God that He can keep every of His promises. Let us use this time that our world is experiencing what seems like a plague to turn to God, perhaps God is using it to get our attention since the Coronavirus successfully holds the world bound.
Here are several Words to encourage us to thrust all our hope in the unfailing God in whose Hands we are forever secure.
Our hope remains if God remains. And God remains Forever. Amen!
1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
1 Corinthians 15:19 KJV
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
Psalm 31:24 KJV
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
Psalm 42:5 KJV
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Psalm 119:114 KJV
Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Psalm 130:5 KJV
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Psalm 147:11 KJV
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
In a time like this, it is difficult to fully understand what is going on and why now?
There is panic, fear and anxiety everywhere as people try to find a way out of this current situation.
We know that fear in itself is a dangerous element. Fear kills and this is more devastating than the object feared.
So, what can we do at this time? We can turn to God. The Psalmist says in Psalm 121:1-2, I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
I believe we need help from God more than ever before and He can help us if we turn to Him.
We should not let fear defeat us. We should turn to God and help will come if we acknowledge Him.
Psalm 121:1-8 KJV
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.  He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keeps thee will not slumber.  Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.  The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.  The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.  The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.  The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.