W.A.P “Watch and Pray”
“There’s an app for that!”
Everyday, the responses by governments to the COVID-19 pandemic put yet another piece of the puzzle into place and into stark perspective. If you know what the picture looks like then you’re going to be able to see that the image is almost complete. However, there are millions, maybe even billions who don’t know what the overall picture looks like and what to be watching for. What should we tell them?
Are we to wait until the fulfillment of the prophecies of the end before we say anything concerning them? Of what value will our words be then? Shall we wait until God's judgments fall upon the transgressor before we tell him how to avoid them? Where is our faith in the word of God? Must we see things foretold come to pass before we will believe what He has said? In clear, distinct rays light has come to us, showing us that the great day of the Lord is near at hand, “even at the doors.” Let us read and understand before it is too late. 9T 20.1
Time is on a collision course with eternity and we must ensure that our steps are exactly where Christ has placed His feet. While He was here he was found, teaching, healing and preaching. We should be found doing the same. What was the focal point of His message? What would Jesus preach if He were here?
Mark 1:14-15 - “…the time is fulfilled…”
The burden of Christ's preaching was, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, and believe the gospel.” Thus the gospel message, as given by the Saviour Himself, was based on the prophecies. DA 233.1
I want to be found preaching, teaching and healing as Jesus if He were here physically.
Watch and Pray:
“A coronavirus app that alerts people if they have recently been in contact with someone testing positive for the virus "could play a critical role" in limiting lockdowns, scientists advising the government have said.”
“The location-tracking tech would enable a week's worth of manual detective work to be done in an instant, they say.
But the academics say no-one should be forced to enrol - at least initially.”
“…To encourage take-up, it is suggested the app also acts as a hub for coronavirus-related health services and serves as a means to request food and medicine deliveries.”
“…My favourite restaurant might ask me to show that I was low-risk before allowing me into a crowded place, and I think that would be a perfectly reasonable price to pay for this step towards returning to normal life," Prof Michael Parker told the BBC.”
“…This is a really unusual situation where lives are at risk, so there is a case to be made to make at least some actions compulsory - but there would need to be a really clear case for that and careful oversight."
“But while the government will almost certainly make use of the app optional, the concern is that it could become essential for anyone wanting to return to normal life. What, for instance, is to stop pubs and restaurants demanding to see evidence of your Covid status before allowing you in?
When the app does emerge, there will be a major marketing exercise behind it to convince as many people as possible to install it. It will only be effective if a good proportion of the population are persuaded that it will help the UK beat the virus - and let them leave home and get back to work.”
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My friends and family, please, let us use this time of ‘lock in’ to really get to know Christ and equally help others get to know him too.
9T - Testimonies to the Church volume 9
DA - The Desire of Ages