I’ve been pondering, the previous couple of days, about how we must always commemorate 9/11. It was such a pivotal time in historical past, particularly for my technology. I used to be 23 when the Towers fell. I bear in mind it being the second we not felt remoted and secure in America. All the unhealthy information had at all times occurred abroad. Our wars had been fought throughout an enormous ocean. But on 9/11 the enemy pierced that bubble and attacked us on the coronary heart of our monetary district.
I bear in mind studying, time and again, Psalm 46:God is our refuge and energy, a really current assist in hassle. Therefore we is not going to worry although the earth offers method, although the mountains be moved into the guts of the ocean, although its waters roar and foam, although the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah There is a river whose streams make glad town of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is within the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will assist her when morning dawns. The nations rage, the kingdoms totter; he utters his voice, the earth melts. The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah Come, behold the works of the LORD, how he has introduced desolations on the earth. He makes wars stop to the top of the earth; he breaks the bow and shatters the spear; he burns the chariots with fireplace. “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah.
This phrase from God gave me nice consolation within the days after September eleventh, reminding me that our army superiority, our system of presidency, our lifestyle – when these all come crashing down, God remains to be God and nonetheless on the throne. It started a journey, in me, of strengthening my theology, forcing me to wrestle with the large questions of God’s character.
I believe we must always bear in mind 9/11 in just a few methods: