The Word tabernacles among us

“Under stress, people regress,” a psychologist told me recently. We imagined that pandemic lockdowns and masks would last weeks, but now it’s been five months. Political debates become acrimonious, domestic violence increases. Some impatient people ignore pandemic safety guidelines, which will extend the misery for all of us and lead to more deaths. My (Zooming)…

Silence in heaven awaits our prayers

No, this is not the end of the world. But COVID-19 certainly is an apocalypse—an “unveiling”—as the word is understood in the book of Revelation. The prophet John, quarantined on the island of Patmos, received a vision that unveiled both the misrule of Rome and the sovereignty of God. Readers could see “divine” emperors as…