2020: COVID19 – ‘Are we Living in the end times’?
Description: We live in extraordinary times. This week we have seen the world reacting hour by hour and minute by minute to the challenge of Covid-19 coronavirus. Stock markets have been plummeting, schools closing, events being cancelled, cities isolated, transport ground to a halt.
Controversy, disturbances, rise and fall of leaders are generating uncertainty everywhere. Israel’s recent oil finds have stirred Russia’s dominance of trade in gas to Europe. Change in political leadership can result in the necessary change to effect the declared purpose of God.
Panic buying has seen supermarket shelves decimated as the world’s wealthy stock up.
People have become hooked to the news – fearful and troubled by the scale of the situation unfolding before them.
Yet, this is exactly the situation the Lord Jesus told his disciples that the world would see just before his return to the earth. The gospel writer Luke records the prophecy of the Lord Jesus on the Mount of Olives, just a few days before he was crucified, explaining to his disciples a future time when men’s hearts would be:
“failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.” (Luke 21:26)
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