Rev. Allen Stewart
What a time to say, “People need the Lord”! The
world we live in is growing darker and more troubled
by the day. With each new tragedy many will ask,
“How can a loving God allow all this pain and
suffering?” What will you say as a Christian? What
will you do as a Christian?
Today, like no other time in the history of our
nation, we must be willing and able to “give an
account of the love and life that is in us.” We must be
able to answer the question, “where is your God”?
How will you answer, what will you do? God is still in
control and He continues to have a plan for each of
our lives. We live in a “fallen world” that grows sicker
and further from God every day. You and I must be
the “salt and light” that holds it all together. We must
be “living proof” that there is a God in heaven who
loves us, in spite of the circumstances of our current
world. We must be willing to be “the balm in Gilead”,
the “cup of cold water”, and the “peace that passes
Do you believe that God is in control and soon
“coming again”? Do you believe that God is the
answer for everything that ails this nation and world?
Will you be prepared to “give an answer” to those who
are searching for “meaning” in life? In the midst of
our suffering and loss, God is here! Will we be His
“hands and feet” in our world?
This nation needs something that is “real”,
something that is “consistent”, and something that will
give it “strength for today and bright hope for
tomorrow”. This nation and world needs Jesus! Will
the “church” rise up in troubled times? Will the
“people of God” make a stand, in such a time as this?
The answer is up to us!
You and I can be “part of the solution” (Jesus), or
“part of the problem” (anything else)! As for me and
my house, “you can have all this world, give me