At this moment Russian troops are positioned around the Ukraine. There is political upheaval and violence within the former member of the Soviet Union. International tensions are high. Russian President Putin has declared that his country would be within its rights to use force if the need arises. Your children are hearing about these events. What do you tell them? They will have questions or concerns or in some cases, fears that need to be addressed. One thing your children will not hear in the media coverage is who is really in control of this crisis. It is not President Putin or President Obama. It is not the United Nations, NATO, or the European Union.
Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, offered some astute political commentary on world events. He realized that God cannot be separated from governments. Nations and leaders serve at God’s pleasure. God governs the affairs of people. Encourage your children with the truth that the Holy Spirit gave to Nebuchadnezzar.
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