Today is Friday the 13th. How should Christians respond to the fear of bad luck today? National Geographic News reports: “It's been estimated that [U.S.] $800 or $900 million is lost in business on this day because people will not fly or do business they would normally do.”
Consider two biblical truths in relation to this kind of fear.
1. God governs the lives of his children—not fate and not the devil.
One in-your-face example from the life of Jesus: “At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, ‘Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.’ And he said to them, ‘Go and tell that fox, “Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I fini…