He said, "Go out and stand on the mountain before the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by." Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks in pieces before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of sheer silence. --1 Kings 19:11-12Please continue to pray for those who have been affected by hurricane Katrina and those who are trying to care for them.
Monday, September 05, 2005
Where is God?
Whenever there is a disaster, natural or otherwise, many people ask where God was when the disaster happened? Obviously, this is a question a lot of people are asking after Katrina, and I am sure there are those who feel abandoned by God. There is a scripture in 1 Kings that I think particularly applies to the situation many are facing on the Gulf coast. I am not going to offer any commentary, I think the scripture speaks for itself: