Various Teachings: Coping with COVID – Hope and Lament

Romans 8v22-25

Matt Deisen | August 23, 2020 | Duration: 36 minutes


All of us have felt various forms of loss or grief in the last few months, but in the absence of biblical lament we tend to suppress these emotions, only to reach for unhealthy coping mechanisms instead. Our anxiety, our fits of anger and rage, and our rampant self-medication are all symptoms of our failure to lament: to take what is internal and make it external before God and others. The path to peace starts here.