The newness of you –2022
We have watched you coming near
Seems you crept in bringing fear.
But I have a message you should hear.
I’m not afraid of you
I’ve done what I needed to
So scurry off, take your boo-hoo
I’ll whack back with my steel-tipped shoe!
Okay, so I’m bluffing a bit. I do not see or hear any really good news on the horizon. International situation is bad! National horizon is dark! Covid devastating. Wildfires are raging. We have no earthly answer. No competent leader who cannot be bought. Rich men aplenty who will buy them.
DOJ is corrupt. Military is swapping strong men and women for persons who are not comfortable in their own skin. Voters who vote for the good of the country are overwhelmed by those who vote for good for themselves.
OKAY, SAY WHAT, ONETA? WHAT SHOULD WE DO IN 2022?
He puts the answer squarely on his church. Second Chronicles 7:14 if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
The world needs healing. God is not depending on Dept. of Justice, World Leaders, or the Military—nor any earthly weapon. He is depending on his church.
I expect to continue blogging a variety of posts, prompts, and challenges. I think I will even delve into Bloganuary. But my serious issues will largely be directed to the local church who make up people “called by his name.”
Need a pick-me-up: Sign in a farm-equipment dealer’s repair shop: “We do three types of jobs-Cheap, Quick, and Good. You can have any two. A good quick job won’t be cheap; a good job cheap won’t be quick; a chap job quick won’t be good.” (From a Farmer’s Digest many years ago.)