I don’t know about you, but the continuing news stream of devastation in Japan just breaks my heart. The compassion of even the most tender-hearted person in the world, I believe, is just a drop in the bucket compared to the infinitely huge compassion of our God. He weeps over the death and destruction unleashed by the effects of sin in a fallen world. I cannot imagine the sound or the size of the tears of God. But I think Jesus invites us to take His yoke upon us (Matt. 11:29) and co-labor with Him in intercessory prayer. How can we pray for such an unspeakable tragedy? I think we…
“The world existing at that time was destroyed when it was deluged with water. But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, by being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly” (2 Peter 3:6-7).