Sunday, September 28, 2014

In what do we hope?

It's been rather a long time since I posted anything, and it seems like time I rectified that... so here goes.
Is the world moving closer to another world war? Current events being reported in the media are pretty harrowing. And, if the truth be told, rather fear inducing. It's as if there is nothing to contain or stop the death and destruction being carried out by a growing group of terrorists without a moral compass. World leaders are looking at ways to stop the progress of this group, and how best to help those groups suffering the most there in the Middle East. Not an easy task and one fraught with the danger of igniting a conflagration.
I don't have any magic words. My heart aches for those directly affected and I pray for God's mercy and provision for them. I pray too that God will grant wisdom beyond human ability as the leaders consider what to do.
It has prompted me to listen carefully to what God might be saying in all this, and especially for myself. The thing that stands out is that God is in control. And though the foundations of law and order have collapsed... God is still God and he rules from heaven. (Psalm 11:3-4). I can trust his unfailing love, no matter what. My hope is in him!
This world is not the be all and end all of everything. Our hope (my hope) is in the promises of God that he has given in the Scriptures.
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Elizabeth Mahlou said...

Where are you now? (My blog was hijacked -- for two years I could not get in, but it seems to be, as you say, "rectified" now.) Hope you are well wherever you are.

bhojman said...

Good the hear from you. Which blog was hijacked?
I'm well, thriving in the life of Jesus!!! Not doing too much blogging of late, as is pretty obvious.
All the best with keeping your blogs active and alive.