Voluntary Exile (Video Available)
Esther 4:14, “…and who knows …but that you have come to your position for such a time as this?”
Judah, the remnant of Israel that God was preserving until the coming of Christ, was in forced exile. First under the Chaldeans, then the Persians.
For 70 years, the Children of Israel needed to remain faithful God until they could return to Jerusalem.
We Christians are in "voluntary exile" until we can again assemble together after the worst of this COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
We must be diligent to sustain and grow our faith in Christ. We must be work hard to keep our local flock connected and healthy until we, the sheep, can be gathered.
Habakkuk 3:18-19, “...I will rejoice in the LORD. I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign LORD is my strength. He makes my feet like the feet of a deer. He enables me to go on the heights."