Have you ever wondered where was God during the many years the Children of Israel were in captivity and under the cruelty of Egyptian taskmasters? Have you ever wondered from time to time where is God when you, your family or friends are having difficulties in life? We can learn how God delivers from the story of the exodus.
Jesus chose to “taste death for every person.” He experienced suffering of unimaginable magnitude, and He died – not because He sinned, but because we sinned. In this there is no greater love. In this God’s great love for you and for me is manifest.
Do you know that you didn’t choose God but He chose you?
To be chosen by God, is to be invited into His purpose, His care, His assurances - the past is forgiven and you are more than chosen, you are valued and respected as a child of God. Once we realize this magnificent truth then we also need to consider it in light of the meaning of the Passover.
“Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be as wool.”
This is one of the most striking elements of the gospel message and makes the Kingdom of God possible. To have your sins forgiven freely, by the Great God who has individually approached us, is the greatest hallmark of His being.
The world has been engulfed in a major crisis—a worldwide pandemic for which we have no vaccine and no sure cure. Because of its randomness, people are rightfully concerned. Much of the world has been told to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people. This epidemic dominates the news—but what does the Bible say? Does this have anything to do with Bible prophecy? What would God have us do at a time such as this? We address these key questions in this issue of Beyond Today magazine.