An Oregon school shooting.

Cargo ship lost in a hurricane.

Flooding in the eastern United States.

Mudslides in Guatemala.

Flash floods in France.

Earthquakes in Chile.

Wars, natural disasters, murder, disease, and crime.

Death, loss of possessions, destruction.

Fear, anxiety, and grief.

We live in a hard world. Wars, natural disasters, murder, disease, crime, death, loss of possessions, destruction, fear, anxiety, and grief.

It is a world full of uncertainty and evil. How do you survive? How do you protect yourself, your family, and your possessions? Is there anything you can count on?

I can tell you that as a Christian, I am not surprised by the trouble in this world. It has been this way since Adam and Eve rebelled against God. This world is a battlefield between good and evil.

And I can tell you as a Christian that Jesus has overcome the world. He has won the war. Satan’s greatest weapon is death, and Jesus beat it. God sent his son to die for us. Jesus let himself be crucified on a cross. Then God raised him from the dead.

As a Christian, I believe that Jesus has enabled me to overcome this world also. I let God know about my worries, and he gives me a peace that I cannot even adequately explain. Because my family is all Christians, I believe that we too will be raised from the dead to live forever. All that I possess is from God, and he will see that all of my needs are met.

Just give me Jesus.
So yes it is a hard world, but God is stronger.

I can help you know how to overcome the world through Jesus.

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