As far as saying it’s a judgment, I can’t say since I’m not a prophet. But we have all sinned in God’s sight as a people. We need to repent regardless of whether or not this virus and recession are direct judgments.
A year ago, almost to the day, I revised and re-posted an article entitled “Does God Speak Through Nature?” The premise was simple: God used “natural” phenomenon in Egypt to pry His people free from Pharaoh’s grip. Could He not continue to use the world around us to speak to us?
So many people today—and this includes many Christians—say, No, floods and earthquakes and hurricanes and pandemics have known, scientific causes. They occur because of natural law.
But my question is, Who created and controls natural law? Did not God hang the stars in place? Does His hand not maintain what He created? Scripture indicates He is the One who makes DNA coding and tides and mutating viruses work the way they work—and keeps them doing so.
And He [God’s Son] is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the…
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