Good people aren’t exempt from violence. We aren’t insulated. But neither are we intimidated. In Matthew 10:28 Jesus says, “Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul.” Jesus had just told the disciples to expect scourging, trials, death, hatred, and persecution. To their credit, none defected.
Psalm 118:6 declares, “The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” Satan unleashed his meanest demons on God’s Son. Yet the devil of death could not destroy the Lord of life. I pray God spares you such evil. May he grant you long life and peaceful passage. But remember, God wastes no pain.
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