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Dr. Albert Mohler: “Obedience to God and Love of Neighbor in the Face of a Coronavirus: A Christian’s Mandate”

March 27, 2020

From Dr. Albert Mohler, here is a thoughtful essay on “Obedience to God and Love of Neighbor in the Face of a Coronavirus: A Christian’s Mandate“.  He makes some excellent points, including this one:

Actually, endangering ourselves also endangers others. We regard our own lives, so we must regard the lives of others. We protect our lives, so we protect the lives of others. In the context of this pandemic, if we do not comply with the government’s guidelines and fall ill, then someone will have to take care of us. We will tie up resources, time, and put others at risk of catching what could be for some people a deadly virus. Furthermore, we are not able to contribute to the commonweal—to the larger community.

This is certainly worth a read.

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