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The Chaplain's Corner

Chaplain John Burks

 

A word of encouragement in these trying times: For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and of sound mind 2 Timothy 1:7.

The world is going through extremely trying times. We have the Covid-19 pandemic, economic crisis and social unrest. I want to encourage all of us to not let fear dictate our words or our actions toward one another. We also cannot allow someone to use our fears and anxieties against us. God has given us the tools of power, love and a sound mind to withstand these issues, but we must be united together to weather these storms. Calamities such as these affect all of us in some way, and we must all work together as one to get to the other side. Pray for each other so that we can come out of all this together. Win as one.

For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4.