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This month has been hectic and fear-induced leading to panic and dismay. The thing that is surprising is not how the world is behaving and fearfully living, but how the churches and Christians are responding. As Christians we are to be set apart from the world, we are to trust in God, and proclaim His name to those who are unsaved. "And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God." (Romans 12:2). As Christians, we are to live as examples of Christ and be the light and salt in this world, not conforming to the world and living in panic. "You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden." (Matthew 5:13-14). "Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5:16). Instead of showing the world that we believe and follow a God who is in control of ALL things, many are showing that what they say they believe is not the case.
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