Seeing God’s Hand in All Things—Even in Evil times (Sat. May 29)

The Word of the Day is “delivered.”  When we observe the deplorable events of our times, it is easy to be discouraged.  We lament the state of immorality, injustice, insincerity, and impiety of our nation and our world.  And we wonder what the Almighty could do to advance the Gospel, bring the lost to Christ, and preserve the church in peace and security. Unrestrained evil is what we see if we view the world through earthly eyes.  Yet, if we look at our times with eyes of faith, we see God’s hand at work in everything. Today in our reading of Acts 12:1-11, we learn of the miraculous escape of St. Peter from prison.  Luke, the historian of Acts, reports…