The blatant arrogance of IS has shocked us as they’ve flaunted their brutality through the media.
As Christians we can feel helpless. We want to show our support, but beyond changing our profile pictures to the ‘N’ symbol, or donating money to humanitarian aid, there’s little we can do. Except pray. We can pray.
Times like this remind me of Hebrews 13:3, a verse that never fails to challenge me.
“Continue to remember those in prison [for the sake of Jesus] as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.”
We should be praying for them, as if it were us suffering along with them. As if we were there. Suddenly my sense of urgency increases.
It can be hard to know…
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