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Here we are in an election year and the middle of a pandemic, with more racial and social unrest, witnessed in years. People are angry, depressed, homicidal, suicidal, and desperate. Where do we go from here? Who has the answer? Indeed not the government. The educators? Schools and establishments of higher learning are closed for the most part. No relief, no help or help visible. Where should one look?

I don’t want to sound like “Pollyanna,” but let’s go to the one help that forever is settled in Heaven. Isaiah 63: 7, “I will mention the lovingkindness of the Lord…” in a pandemic? 8: “For He said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie: So He was their Savior. 9: “In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the angel of His presence saved them: in His love and in His pity, He redeemed them; and He bare them, and carried them all the days of old.”

We are not in these perilous times alone.

Not only is He here, but He is also affected, so He understands. He saved them, and He will do the same now. In love and pity, He redeemed them and will do the same for you. In Acts, it reminds us He purchased the lives of humanity with His Blood.

Because of these difficult times, is it hard to believe in God?
Do clouds cover your mind so that you can’t see in all this turmoil? “Impossible” may be the term you use to describe the times in which we find ourselves. But “impossible” has always been when God works best.

Man created from dust was one of His defining hours. Making the Dead Sea a highway of dry ground with a panoramic view of ocean life is another. Water from a rock, manna from Heaven, feeding the five and then the seven thousand men with women and children, who knows what the number was?

The greatest was the garden’s onset, where Christ prayed that this cup would pass, but that the will of His Father be done. From there on His knees, God empowered him for the death on the cross, forgiving as He died. Then on the third day, He rose, and all power in Heaven and earth is given to Him. Matthew 28: 20, “Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.”

If we feel He isn’t here, it’s because we’ve moved away, not Him.