Happy Friday! Good Friday is a week away. I was so distracted and consumed with how this Coronavirus is changing our lives, that time has passed by me.
Now more than ever, we have more time to pray to God during this week before Easter.
Today, when I read the passage from the book of John, I was surprised to see that the disciples did not yet know the scriptures. It says that the disciples went into the tomb, and it was empty. The disciples “did not know the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead.”
Then the other disciple, who came to the tomb first, went in also; and he saw and believed. For as yet they did not know the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead. Then the disciples went away again to their own homes.
–John 20:8-10 (NKJV)
It struck me that the disciples did not yet know the scriptures. They were living with the son of God. They must have felt so confused by the events around them. Their beloved leader was crucified on the cross, died and then his body was missing from the tomb.
However, the scriptures said that “he saw and believed”.
Right now, we are making history. We are in a confusing time. We don’t know the future. We do not yet know how history will be written.
How will we be remembered? I want to be remembered as, “she did not yet know, yet she believed in God”.
During this uncertain time, stay strong in your faith and believe in the Lord our God who does know what lies in the darkness. God reveals deep and secret things. Light dwells within God and shines out to us, if we are willing to receive it.
He reveals deep and secret things;
He knows what is in the darkness,
And light dwells with Him.
— Daniel 2:22 (NKJV)