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Volume 201


May/June 2020


AN  EVANGELIST'S  COUNSEL  FOR  THE  CORONA-VIRUS  EPISODE!


Proverbs 1:5- A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsel.


Since January 2020, in America we have experienced the Corona-virus, also known as COVID-19.  Nearly daily "Press Conferences" from the White House, death tolls, and depressing news of economic shut down could almost make  the most positive person depressed and discouraged.


In Proverbs chapter 1 we find the purpose of God's proverbs.


This chapter could be effortlessly outlined like this:


I.  The  Reason  For  The  Proverbs. (verses 1-7)


II.  The  Recipients  Of  The  Proverbs. (verses 8-33)


It is while the wise man Solomon is dealing (under the direct inspiration of the Holy Spirit) with "The  Reason  For  The  Proverbs" that a person finds one of the key verses of this entire book.  (verse 5)


A Bible student now in Heaven once said about our text, "The ears are the conduit pipes of wisdom to convey it to us."


Friend, you and I (those of us that are saved) need to be actively interested in always getting authoritative advise!

There are 3 words of counsel this evangelist wants to pass on to God's people during this Corona-virus Episode:


I.  BE  HEALTHY.

A word of counsel this gospel preacher wants to communicate to God's people during this Corona-Virus Episode is, be healthy.

(III John 1:2)  Yes, I believe we should be following the guidelines from the White House on not infecting or spreading this "invisible enemy", but I also contend that we need to be taking our spiritual vitamins too.  Often  a physician will say, "let me see your tongue" while doing a physical exam.  God can tell our spiritual well-being the very same way!  (James 3:10)  Be healthy!


II.  BE  HAPPY.

A word of counsel this gospel preacher wants to communicate to God's people during this Corona-Virus Episode is, be happy.

(Nehemiah 8:10)  This is a tremendous opportunity to show a lost world that what the christian and the church has is REAL.  Your joyful song in a sad hour will always get the attention of the unsaved and just might bring them  to Jesus too!  (Acts 16:25 + 30)  Be happy!


III.  BE  HOLY.

A word of counsel this gospel preacher wants to communicate to God's people during this Corona-Virus Episode is, be holy. (I Peter 1:16)  This is not the time to let your standards slip, or for you to start flirting with the  world, the flesh and the devil!  If you won't drink out of a dirty glass, what makes you think God would ever use a filthy believer?  (II Timothy 2:21)  Be holy!