Calming coronavirus concerns

March 24th, 2020 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized

What would Jesus say about coronavirus?

During the time of Jesus, leprosy, cholera, tuberculosis, smallpox and dysentery suppressed life expectancy to the age of 35. That figure was the result of a 25-33 percent infant mortality rate with half of all children dying before age 10.

As we experience a global pandemic with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its estimated death rate of 1-3.4 percent, what would Jesus—who lived in a far more perilous time—have to say? [Continue reading]

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4 Responses

  • Nancy Lohr says:

    For folks who will be hit hard and perhaps die, I think Jesus will weep as he did with Mary and Martha when Lazarus died. The fact that the percentage is likely to be small will not minimize the compassion of our Lord.

  • TwoCentsBob says:

    Hope for the best but prepare for the worst. We may not be part of the world but we are certainly affected by it. Joseph prepared Egypt for a famine by acting in faith by the dream God gave him. Some people, especially mothers feel strongly, and who is to judge them if they claim they are doing it by faith.

    Just avoid punching on for the “dunny paper” in the toilet roll isle! That not WJWD…



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