How should Christians react to the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Based on the media, panic of the unknown seem to be the general reaction of the world. This is both understandable and expected. By God’s grace, the world is rallying together.
As for Christians, this is one of those times to shine brighter than the world for the glory of the Lord.
1. By reflecting such a PEACE in our demeanor because we believe what the Lord promised.
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8
2. By being brave in the face of danger.
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9
3. By showing trust in God in regards to following government edicts.
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Romans 13:1
Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone. Titus 3:1-2
4. By being pro-active in prayer.