WEAR THE MASK!

For me, wearing a mask is not essential while teleworking. However, it is essential to protect my health outside our home. If we love God we should keep His commandment; therefore, since He told us to love our neighbors as we love ourselves, we should wear a mask when in public. On the other hand, THE MASK is required at all times since we all have an underline chronic illness call sin.

During the coronavirus pandemic, even my car tried to get sick from not being driven, for approximately five weeks, after I started teleworking. Finally, the day came to use it, and when I backed out of the driveway, I felt minor hesitation from the engine. When I put the gear in drive there was resistant. I informed my husband, and was instructed to drive it occasionally to prevent the engine from locking. I followed his instruction without a doubt; and all is well with my car.

GOD is THE MASK that shields not only my nose, mouth and chin, but my entire body; in public and in our home.

My shield is with God, Who save the upright in heart. My soul wait in silence for God only. Yes, my soul, finds rest in God; my hope comes from Him. (Psalm 7:10 & Psalm 62:5)

And be ye kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. (Ephesians 4:32)

Search the scriptures. You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me, yet you refuse to come to Me to have life. I do not accept glory from human beings. (John 5:39-41)

Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life. Be merciful to those who doubt; save others by snatching them from the fire; to others show mercy, mixed with fear–hating even the clothing stained by corrupted flesh. Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies. Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. (Jude 1:21-23 & Psalm 34:13-14)

Be mindful that God is omnipotent; all-powerful. (Job 11:7-11 & Job 37:23 & I Corinthians 6:14).

Be mindful that God is omniscient; all-knowing. (I John 3:20 & Hebrews 4:13).

Be mindful that God is omnipresent; all-presence. Who can hide in secret places so that I cannot see them? declares the Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord. (Jeremiah 23:24)

Be mindful, God only knows the hearts of all; something we should not say too lightly “God knows my heart.” (Acts 1:24)

Be mindful, God said, “Consider this, you who forget God, or I will tear you to pieces, with no one to rescue you; Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor Me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.” (Psalm 50:22-23)

I previously mentioned feeling hesitation and resistant in my car, as well as what was required to prevent the engine from locking. I believed my husband and followed his direction without a doubt, now all is well with my car. But why is it difficult to believe God’s words without doubting, or questioning Him. Do we not want our soul to be well.

So, I ask, are we still being a driving force for the Lord? Are we being hesitant on our spiritual journey, and in our relationship with God? Are we resisting spiritual change during the pandemic? Do we still love Him with all our heart, mind and soul? Are we using the pandemic as an excuse to return to the world, like Demas? Hopefully, we are not! This is the time we should have been spiritually prepared to remain steadfast in the faith and continuation of worshiping the Lord outside the church building? The building is not needed to worship God; as it a place for Christians to collectively worship Him but not putting others in harms way.

Have we locked the engine of our mind from the spiritual preventative and maintenance policy call the plan of salvation? Are we neglecting worship to God, and starving our soul from being out of church leadership sight?

Remember, it is not about our church leadership’s sight, but all about God; and there is no place on earth that can hide us from the sight of God. Are we wearing THE MASK at all times, or only in time of need?

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Conclusion, despite what is going on in the world, we must keep driving ahead for the Lord, but we cannot do it without wearing THE MASK!

Author:

Christian Blogger, Wife of Minister Felton D. Woods, Mother and Grandmother

71 thoughts on “WEAR THE MASK!

  1. This was great Tangie. Everyone should wear the mask, especially while in church. We are having outdoor church right now, so the mask is optional. Eventually we are going to have to move back inside. I’m praying, everyone will wear the mask to protect each other whether they want to or not. It is another idea that divides the church, who has more faith to not wear the mask? The church body as a whole, does not need more division. But support each other with care, and protect others even if they feel they “have more faith.” God has given us common sense, as well as protection under his holy spirit!

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    1. Thank you for reading, commenting and sharing your thoughts on this topic. Safety measures are definitely crucial. Every week on the news people are having indoor worship services without masks and end up with outbreaks of many members getting ill and testing positive for the coronavirus. From ministers, their families and members. I pray when you all have indoor services that everyone love each other to protect each other. Due to increase numbers daily and globally this pandemic is not going away soon. Remain safe.

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      1. Thanks Tangie, I agree! I believe everything happens for a reason, and as the body of Christ, we must go with the new flow Christ has presented us with, while also staying true to Him. A hard pill to swallow for most. But we have to move on!

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  2. Powerful word, Tangie. I love how you used the scriptures to reinforce your points. The Lord is indeed our shield and bucklor. He covers and protects us from all the bad stuff. Thank you for sharing.

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  3. Very thoughtful post. Our Lord Jesus’ shed blood is the divine make we wear. When the enemy see the Blood of Christ covering us he know the divine mask is there to keep us sake. Remember he told God that God had placed a hedge around Job. I like the acronym you used for MASK.

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    1. I definitely know now and glad I had an appointment that day; otherwise, it would have been sitting much longer. I move it at least twice a week now like you said if just driving around the block. Enjoy the rest of your day and remain safe.

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  4. Tangie this blog was beautifully tied into scripture .
    It was such a beautiful analogy .Thank God for your inspiration to touch so many souls with your spiritual talent. Keep up the great work. May God continue to bless you and your family.

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      1. I like hearing you are good, but hate hear “Another” uncle. Our condolences to you and your family during your bereavement; death of loved ones is not easy. Sending hugs and prayers and remain safe in the arms of Jesus.

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    1. It started with no problem. The minor hesitation and resistant were felt when when put gear in reverse and drive. As I got farther down the road, it stopped, and I assumed fluids had loosen up. I have been moving the car at least twice a week and problem has not occurred again.

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