None of us knows how long this will be
I wrote this article for Christian Today on the living with uncertainty.
The title, None of us knows how long this will be, could be the latest newspaper headline. However, it was believed to have been written when Jerusalem was under Babylonian attack in about 586 BC. The Psalmist is expressing his uncertainty when he writes, “We are given no signs from God; no prophets are left, and none of us knows how long this will be” (Psalm chapter 74 verse 9 NIV).
Today we face the uncertainty of living through a pandemic and none of us knows how long our current situation will continue. Some people are content to go about their lives in a restricted way while others are becoming increasingly angry and frustrated.
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