Bang, you're so scared.
You're scared. Afraid of the Corona virus. Afraid of getting sick. Afraid of the consequences. Afraid of ending up in the hospital. You're afraid of the hospital itself. Afraid of being put to sleep in an oxygen mask. Afraid of the words, we don't know if you'll wake up. Afraid you can not say goodbye to your loved ones. Afraid it will be agony and afraid of death.
Your wife is in contact with someone through Whatsapp. You don't want to see that person anymore, but your wife does. That person says your wife can come by and sit outside when the weather is nice. They can easily keep their distance in the garden.
Your fear is coming up again. You don't like it. So afraid of the consequences. What if she has corona? What if she infected your wife and your wife gets corona? Suppose your wife, in turn, infects you. Fear.
The moment I accepted Jesus — not primarily because I was looking for Truth, but because Truth came to me — my life changed 180 degrees. I learned about forgiveness, and God began to work in my life. He changed me, step by step, and that process is still going on. That did something to my attitude towards you, too. You haven't had it easy in your life. I know, and I understand.
I understand you more and more
I understand you more and more
You used to hide your pain and fear behind the search for tough activities. Motorcycling, deep-sea diving, etc., etc., you were a tough man; in that sense, not afraid. But you hid who you really were. You couldn't get to those emotions. Your heart was petrified, although you were told to listen carefully.
You could be a good counselor, even if you had an administrative job. Just off your job, giving people a listening ear, that was the thought. I'm glad it never happened. You tried, but you couldn't. You've been through too much to be able to do that. Or did you do it to show something of charity in an awkward attempt? I don't know.
What I do know is that you're walking around with a big and severe trauma that you've never processed and never will, unless...
Love is the answer
There is an answer for every problem. There is a solution for every need. For every fear is a verse. The answer is love.
No, I'm not asking you to give me love anymore. I think I'd be very uncomfortable with a hug, let alone a kiss. But I am so eager to tell you about Him who has sacrificed everything for you. He who gave His life, so that you may have life in abundance. The Father Who gave His Son for you. That's love.
He wants to blend you with love, love, love. He wants to give you so much love and touch you so deep in your heart that all the pain of the past, all the fear of the present, is driven away by the stream of tears forming a puddle on the ground.
So much I want to show you text by text Who He is, what He has done and what is about to happen. Start with Genesis and end with Revelation.
No, I'm not gonna read the whole Bible to you. I'm going to show you texts about fear, about love, about the time we live in and about the future, but also about what happened in the past. I'll show you that it's not his fault what happened in your life and in that of your family and of your people.
And when all that happens, I will pray for you with passion and with all the love in my heart that I can find. I'm going to ask Him to touch you with His love. Touching you deep in your heart, taking away all your pain and fear and filling all those places with His love and comfort.
And then I'm gonna ask you to pray, too. Either you want to accept Him as your Savior and Savior, or you want to put all your fear, pain and sorrow into His hands.
Yes, tears will flow at that moment. They will flow abundantly. They will form a river, in which you can dive and swim, but you will not drown in it. And really, I believe that your life will change at that moment.
I've seen it in people who made this choice in the hardest moments of their lives. With us in the garden, in an alley between the station and the center with people with whom we bathe. Online, someone took the bath and told what happened. When Jesus touches you deep in your heart, you do not leave it untouched. Not even your heart. I've seen it in people who made this choice in the hardest moments of their lives. With us in the garden, in an alley between the station and the center with people with whom we bathe. Online, someone took the bath and told what happened. When Jesus touches you deep in your heart, you do not leave it untouched. Not even your heart.
You don't want to know anything about him. You're not giving me a chance to tell me about him. But well, if I only had an hour from you, would you open your heart to me for one more hour and be willing to listen to what I want to tell you about Him... the angels would cheer if you then made the decision many have made for you...