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How the Bible speaks to fears about the coronavirus

 

 

What does the Bible say?

I wanted to share some thoughts from Genesis 18 about Biblical views of hospitality that are related to news of this virus.

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6 Responses to How the Bible speaks to fears about the coronavirus

  1. Bonnie J Lockhart March 18, 2020 at 2:22 pm #

    Thank you Madelon for your vlogs. I enjoy them so much and the insights you have are always uplifting. It’s wonderful to hear the correlations in the Bible that relate to our present circumstances. I have been reading the Bible through with the Bible Reading System by Professor G. Horner. I am amazed how much this has tied the Bible and C.S. together, for me.

    I, also, like the fact that someone, you in this case, is acting to reach out and encourage us all to pray about this current wave of thinking, to stop this in it’s tracks. Nothing is impossible to God and we should expect a perfect outcome.

    God Bless you

  2. Madelon Maupin March 18, 2020 at 2:42 pm #

    Thank you so much Bonnie. It is a privilege to share with you and others in the BibleRoads community and am so grateful they are helpful. That Bible of ours is so timeless and we never see it as clearly than at times such as these. Blessings to you –Madelon

  3. BARBARA ASHTON BENNETT March 19, 2020 at 8:41 am #

    Dear Madelon:
    Thank you for this message and the extra one also…you are soooo caring and thoughtful
    HAVE HAPPY DAYS EVERYDAY FOREVER AND EVER…:-)
    Barbara Bennett

  4. Joan Greig March 19, 2020 at 10:35 am #

    Thanks so much for the comforting message. I love Ps. 91 and. 139 and also have been thinking about I John 4 where the author speaks of “no fear in love”. Once years ago when I read the line that followed that “he that feareth is not made perfect in love” it made me feel more afraid because I WAS afraid. Then the thought clearly came that it is FEAR that is afraid, not ME. I am made perfect in love and cannot be afraid. And when I pray for my loved ones I know that they too are all “made perfect in love”.

  5. Molly Larsen March 19, 2020 at 1:17 pm #

    Hi Madelon, Thank you for the inspired stories Abraham and Elijah in Bible .
    Thank you
    Molly

  6. Jann March 19, 2020 at 10:13 pm #

    This is so helpful and your message is so needed. I hope that you will post everyday as we go through this challenge. I am alone in my apartment and am battling with anxiety, so all of your work is very appreciated.

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