A crisis accelerates the need to re-think positions and strategies. But above all, we are to continue to proclaim that Jesus is Lord in all circumstances. Jesus is Lord of His church. We are to be faithful in evangelism and the teaching of His Word.
The early church faced a visible threat in Acts 4. However, the battle we are fighting today is more hidden. We faced an invisible threat, the COVID-19. We cannot see it, but it is lethal. However, there are lessons we can learn from the early church as we face the threats, whether visible or invisible.
As we wrestle with what to do in the present novel coronavirus crisis, let’s consider how our ancient forebears responded when they faced the plague.