AT A TIME LIKE THIS

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The outbreak of Corona virus pandemic disease hammered heavy blows on all the nations of the earth.
Educational institutions are closed down
Members of churches are advised to stay  at home
Major shopping centers are shut down
Movement of people across international borders are restricted
Public and private business establishments in some cities are closed up

Government ministries are temporary on vacation
Night clubs in various cities are shut up
Football viewing centers are closed down
Stadium activities are prohibited temporarily
Some traders in various markets are advised to stay at home
Secondary school examinations (S.S.C.E,) have been postponed
Higher institutions are on temporary vacation
Examinations are temporarily suspended
Health workers are afraid to carry out their duties
The celebration of marriages and burial are banned in some states
Some firms and big companies downsized and lay off their workers
Even banks are tempted to go on vacation
Where are we going to?
At a time like this, what we need is prayer, not complaining (1 Thessalonians 5:17)
At a time like this, what we need is divine intervention, not human help (Psalm 118:8-9).
At a time like this, what we need is divine mercy,  not human pity (Lamentations 3:22).
At a time like this, what we need is the solution but not to be apportioning blame (2nd Chronicles 7:14).
At a time like this, what we need is divine injunction not human suggestions (Psalm 60:11).
At a time like this, what we need is to be careful but not to be careless  (Philippians 4:6).
At a time like this, what we need is to be hygienic, not to be unhygienic (1st Thessalonians 4:7).
At a time like this, what we need is isolation not socialization
Above all, when a situation seems impossible, it means we should turn to God. “With God all things are possible” (Luke 1:37).
The scripture says, “The name of the Lord is a strong tower the righteous runneth to it and is safe.” (Proverbs 18:10).
As we look up to God for total solution,  may He protect and deliver our nation from the effects of Corona virus pandemic disease.
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