Quarantine Soul Care: The Need of the Hour

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This is part of an ongoing series during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. To engage further in the #QuarantineSoulCare series, click here.

Let me tell you what I believe the need of the hour is. Maybe I should call it the answer to the need of the hour. I believe it is an army of soldiers, dedicated to Jesus Christ, who believes not only that He is God but that He can fulfill every promise He has ever made and that there isn’t anything too hard for Him. It is the only way we can accomplish the thing that is on His heart—getting the gospel to every creature. …

When Jesus Christ sent the eleven out, He let a situation exist which was so bad that there could never be a worse one. No printing presses, no automobiles, no radios, no televisions, no telephones, no buildings, not one single church, no uniforms, nothing for the vestry. He didn’t even leave them a little emblem.

He left them only a job to do, but with it He said,

“All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore …”

–Matthew 28:18-19

What does the “therefore” mean? It means, “I have the power to give you the order, and I have the power to back you to the hilt.” He has all power in heaven and earth. … Earlier Jesus Christ had said to the same little group, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth in me … the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do” (John 14:12). …

What is the need of the hour? I’ll tell you the need of the hour. It is to believe that our God controls the universe, and when He said, “The earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea” (Habakkuk 2:14), He meant it. That is exactly what is going to happen. The earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord!


Blessed is he who comes, the king in God’s name! All’s well in heaven! Glory in the high places!

–Luke 19:37-38, The Message

 

Today may you believe that God controls the universe, and that every hard thing and challenging time will ultimately give way to the knowledge of the glory of God. #quarantinesoulcare Click To Tweet

Today’s reading was taken from The Need of the Hour, NavClassics by Dawson Trotman.

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  1. I want to thank you for the work you are doing, and for the Lord God Who empowers you to do His work. God bless you as you work for Him.

    I am seventy-five years old and I am just trying to re-connect with my Lord and Savior after 40+ years of backsliding. I want to touch someone’s life for Jesus , especially during these trying times. You see, I have been praying that God will use me once again and that the last part of my life will be more useful to Him than the last 40+ years have been.

    Thank you for all the great information here in these pages. Please pray for me as I am trying to move closer to Christ.

    In His name,

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