posted Nov 23, 2016, 1:41 PM by Cameron Hubanks

Where do we go from here. To whom do we turn? Who can we trust? Are we safe?

These are questions of our present times. They were questions of Mary and Joseph long ago fleeing oppressive corrupt governments. They ran for their lives to protect, the One, the Only, God’s Son. When they left Bethlehem- immigrants in a foreign land- they wondered, traveling, Where do we go? To whom do we turn? Who can we trust? Are we safe?

In this season of Advent, the waiting time of times. We ought to be careful not to turn on one another. Brothers and sisters are we in our faith. Turning on someone in anger is not the answer. Turn to the wisdom of our ancestors of faith and conviction who struggled. What is it that they turned to? Their faith in an everlasting, timeless, just God. Turn to God.

Psalm 91

You who live in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence; he will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, or the arrow that flies by day, or the pestilence that stalks in darkness, or the destruction that wastes at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. You will only look with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked. Because you have made the Lord your refuge, the Most High your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, no scourge come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the adder, the young lion and the serpent you will trample under foot. Those who love me, I will deliver; I will protect those who know my name. When they call to me, I will answer them; I will be with them in trouble, I will rescue them and honor them. With long life I will satisfy them, and show them my salvation.


Pastor Sara