Thoughts on the Aurora Tragedy

I learned of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado when I got to work this morning. I’m saddened for each and every person who lost their life or was wounded, for the grieving families and for all of the police and medical personnel who will be in direct contact with this ugly and painful situation. I am praying for them all.

All violence is sad and tragic. It is a cruel reminder that there is evil in the world and that we humans have a sin nature that can manifest itself in stunningly horrific ways. It is on days like this, when evil seems to have won that I am especially thankful to be a Christian.  Today I am also reminded of the necessity of sharing the gospel before it is too late.

I’m thankful to know that God is in control, and that although he has allowed such a tragedy, he did not cause it. I am thankful to know that Jesus Christ can save us from our sins and our sinfulness. That he can give us a new nature. And I am most thankful to know that someday he will return and that such things will come to an end.

As Revelation 21:4 promises “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”

About Julia

Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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One Response to Thoughts on the Aurora Tragedy

  1. ali says:

    It is a sad day again in Colorado, BUT – taking prayer out of schools, homosexuality running wild in our nation, ponography rampant, legalizing the murder of infants in the womb…

    It was only a matter of time.

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