|Walking by Faith, Not by Sight|
Therefore we are always confident, although we know that while we are at home in the body, we are away from the Lord. For we walk by faith, not by sight. We are confident, then, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. So we aspire to please Him, whether we are here in this body or away from it. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive his due for the things done in the body, whether good or bad. Therefore, since we know what it means to fear the Lord, we try to persuade men. What we are is clear to God, and I hope it is clear to your conscience as well. We are not commending ourselves to you again. Instead, we are giving you an occasion to be proud of us, so that you can answer those who take pride in appearances rather than in the heart. 2 Corinthians 5:6-12
What a time to be alive! As Christians, we must walk by faith, as we have never seen this before! I am in awe of the place God has in our lives, and how he is working with, and in, each of us during this time. I had a stress moment yesterday, and my husband spoke calmly and reassuringly to me. My youngest son could not sleep last night, so I tucked him in for the third time and we said some extra prayers, when I normally would have been annoyed that he had gotten out of bed, again. He was comforted by the extra prayers and was able to fall asleep almost immediately after. My oldest son is in the military and we got to video chat this weekend. There are people quarantined two floors above him, but he is calm and faithful. We laughed and joked, and it brought me peace to see his face and smile. God knows what each of us needs, and He is working through us so that he may provide for us.
|Offered by Ann Landry|