So you like being sick do you? You like coughing, sniffling and throwing up? Perhaps it’s a big dose of measles with accompanying threats of blindness or worse.
Nay you say. I’d rather risk paralysis by polio, or constant nerve pain residual from shingles.
Oh I could go on. Contrary to popular opinion, the government does not want you sick or even dead. It wants your tax money. If you leave the planet, they lose out.
They don’t get paid to take you out. They get paid to keep you in! Facts bear them out.
Then they entered Capernaum. When the Sabbath arrived, Jesus lost no time in getting to the meeting place. He spent the day there teaching. They were surprised at his teaching—so forthright, so confident—not quibbling and quoting like the religion scholars. (Mark 1:21-22, MSG)
Prayer- Lord, we appreciate those who know what we don’t know. Let common sense, not frivolous gossip, be our guide. Amen.