The God we serve is one who keeps His promise. He has assured us that He is with us until the end of time. Just as He was with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, He is with us and will keep his promise of forgiveness and deliverance.
In our first reading, Moses interceded earnestly for the people of Israel and we are told that the Lord repented of the evil which he had planned to do to them. If we will also intercede for our world in this current situation, God will heal it of the pandemic we are suffering from.
Moses called God to remember Abraham, Isaac and Jacob whom He, God, had sworn to. Can your faithfulness or commitment to God make Him heal our world of this pandemic? If NO then let’s us repent and go back to Him. He has torn us to pieces, but He will heal us; He has injured us, but He will bind up our wounds.
Today, let’s join the psalmist and Moses and pray earnestly that God will remember us and our threatened world with the favour He shows to His people so as to heal our land of this pandemic, for we have no help but Him. Let the words of Psalm 80 inspire us as we implore God’s favour for our country and our world:
Pray with the Psalmist
Return to us, God Almighty! Look down from heaven and see! Watch over this nation, the world your right hand has created, the world you have chosen to dwell with your children. Then why have you turned away your face from it. And it has been infected by the Corona virus. It is ravaged by this pandemic and devoured by fear and panic. How long, Lord God Almighty, will your anger smolder against the prayers of your people? You have fed us with the bread of tears; you have made us drink tears by the bowlful. Restore our world, Lord God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved. AMEN
(Ex 32:7-14; Ps 106; Jn 5:31-47)
KEEPING YOU ALL IN PRAYERS. GOD BLESS YOU AND PLEASE STAY SAFE.
By Rev. Fr. Patrick Quarcoopome
Sacred Heart Parish, Derby Avenue Accra