The Power Over the Pandemic
The Scriptures say “.....Christ the Power of God and the Wisdom of God.” – 1 Corinthians 1:24.
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind”
– 2 Timothy 1:7.
It is important to know that Satan is aware of his short time that’s why he has sent his agents with their destructive missiles such as Corona Virus (Covid-19) ravaging the whole world now. Truly, Corona Virus has suddenly come to do its worst, but it shall surprisingly go as the best of God will be seen at last to His glory and shame the Enemy forever!
- Why the Troubled Time?
i. The Adversary in the World: The Devil and his cohorts cannot afford to suffer and perish alone. That is why they are out there to inflict all sorts of pains on people both the godly and ungodly to draw attention and perfect their evil plans within the shortest time that remains for them. However, eternal punishment is awaiting him and the disobedient (Revelation 12:7-12, I Peter 5:8, Matthew 24:22, Revelation 20:7-9, 21:8).
ii. A Test of Faith. Truly, the faith of believers shall be tested in one way or the other. Some might be through tribulation, which Jesus Christ has said to every believer because the same was done to Him, but He assured us of victory at last (John 16:33, Acts 4, Acts 7:55-60, Mark 4:35-41).
iii. To Fulfil the Scriptures: It has been established in the Scriptures that perilous or troubled time shall come to show that the second coming of Jesus Christ is near. This we can see in our world today as many are disobedient and ungodly which made God to allow the outbreak of Corona Virus pandemic (2 Timothy 3:1-9, Mathew 24, 24:7, 24:21, Revelation 3:10-11, 22:11-12, 1:19-20, 2-3).
- How can We Overcome the Troubled Time?
a. By the Word of God: Surely, nothing can conquer the Word of God but His Word can conquer everything including deadly Corona Virus.
Moreover, God wants us to know that nothing counts in this world except His WILL and everything is meaningless without His WAY. Truly, His WILL and His WAY are found in complete obedience to His WORD always.
Jesus Christ is the Word of God and Prince of Peace. So, there is no ravaging storm or turbulence that He cannot cease.
This is the Word of Life (John 10:10, John 14:15, Psalms 68:20), Word of Victory (Psalm 1:1-3, Mark 4:39, 1 John 4:1, 1 John 5:4, 1 John 3:8) and Word of Fire (Hebrews 12:29, Jeremiah 5:14, 1 Kings 18:24).
b. By the Power and Blood of Jesus: The more we proclaim the Authority of Jesus Christ and His Blood over the severity of any challenge the better for us. The Spirit of God tells us in Revelation 12:11 that “And they overcame him by the Blood of the Lamb and by the Word of our testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.”
It is what you declare that can be cleared. When you declare healing or preservation by the Blood of Jesus Christ, it shall be so if you doubt not. Truly, there is no plague that the Power and Blood of Jesus Christ cannot clear away (Hebrews 12:24, Matthew 28:18, Philippians 2:9-11).
c. By Knowing God: True Worshippers are sure Winners. They are those who worship God in Spirit and in truth always and seen as the apple of God’s eyes. Whoever touches them, touches God Who defends and fights for them. Truly, nobody can compete with God that will not end in shame because the Lord has done all things well for His own. So, nobody can dare God! (Daniel 11:32, Acts 16:25-32, Psalm 91, Hebrews 10:31, Exodus 15:15, 2 Chro 20:20, John 4:24).
d. By Calling unto God- Returning to God and Forsaking Sinful Ways: Our God is a merciful God Who forgives us our sins whenever we call unto Him for help and ask for mercy and forsake every sinful way. Then, He will take away our pains and sorrows (2 Chronicles 7:14, John 14:15, Malachi 4:2).
e. By Faith in God: The surest and best way to have faith in God is through Jesus Christ. To be filled with the Word of faith or live by faith in God is to be full of fire and be fearless. Truly, no challenge including corona virus pandemic can survive in an atmosphere of Word of faith in Consuming Fire God. (Psalm 23:4, 91:10, Rev 21:7, Hebrews 11:6, 12:1, 29, James 1:6-7, Mt 11:12). So, believe that the presence of God is with you in every situation you find yourself.
"...The Just shall live by faith." - (Romans 1:17, Hebrews 10:38).
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me” - Psalm 23:4
“And He said to me, it is done…” - Revelation 21:6.
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28
“Now unto Him Who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.” – Ephesians 3:20.
In Conclusion, it is only those who have accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour that can overcome the troubles of this life and hereafter. If you have not done so, ask Jesus Christ to come into your life now and forgive all your sins, and grant you grace to live by His Word, worship God in Spirit and in truth and believe His Power over every situation that all will surely end in praise of God. Shalom!
Gladius in Virtute Spiritus – Sword of the Spirit Power…..Influencing Lives through the Living Word.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2020 Babatope Adeniran