Historic Christianity from my other blog. It’s a good time to consider the claims of Christ.
The apostle Paul wrote:
The last enemy to be destroyed is death. (1 Co. 15:26, ESV)
Then, as now, mankind’s greatest fear is not a virus from Wuhan but the possibility of death that the virus represents. Viruses and diseases are scary especially when the recipient knows that treatments and vaccines either do not exist or are not necessarily all that effective.
When we are sick we instinctively think in terms of cure and rely on the doctors and scientists to provide that cure and when they have little to offer at the moment we tend to panic.
Why? Because the specter of death looms large in our minds and death is to be feared above all else. A virus serves as a symbol of sorts that predicts possible doom.
Most people do not want to die. Most believe they have something to live for. The exceptions to that are…
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