So, Do We Go to Church During Coronavirus or Not?
Everyone is responding differently and there are a number of unanswered questions, but here’s one thing you are assured of when you build your life on Jesus Christ: You are not alone, even in the rough waters of this life, the Lord promised to be with you () “even to the end of the age.” ()
Of course, you want to do everything you can to stay healthy. Some areas have shut down schools and public meeting spaces, and President Trump has restricted travel to areas that have high infection rates.
But what about church? Should the Coronavirus stop us from going to church? The answer is not “one size fits all” because everyone has different circumstances, but here are some important things to think about when you’re considering your decision:
The Perspective of Team Go-to-Church (in the Midst of Pandemic)
As Christians, there is always the faith component at work. We live differently than the world does. We have a firm foundation in Christ. We are used to operating in a world that is filled with trials, fraught with dangers, threats, and rejections.
We live a life of seeing things that aren’t seen and believing things that are not yet manifest. In fact, the tragedies that sin have wrought in this world are nothing new, and we’ve all read the accounts in the about standing in faith amid trials. ()
Have you ever read ? Difficult times are part of life.
When you’re at church, you have your faith tribe with you, agreeing in prayer, taking authority over the enemy and over the fallen things in this world. There’s a supernatural power in the “two or three” gathering together!
On the upside of ‘going to church together,’ we enjoy worship, exhortation, testimonies, encouragement, and, one of the most powerful aspects of prayer: The laying on of hands. ()
If you’re struggling with fears surrounding coronavirus, it helps to lean on the strong faith of another Christian. If you’re grappling with thoughts about friends and family members, or biological warfare, or the government agendas, vaccine concerns and all the rest, fellow church-goers will pray with you, speak the Word, and remind you of the promises of God.
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