In this moment of pandemic many questions arise about whether God will get us out of this or why this has reached everyone. We also respond to the curiosity of whether did you know that the Bible prevented coronavirus plague?
One of God’s desires, in addition to the one that we live for him and be saved, is that we may obey each of the commandments set forth in the Bible. However, one of the main teachings of the new believer is “Obedience”.
We certainly know that God is our greatest authority and that if we abid by each of his statutes, our lives will be filled with blessings. In another case, disobedience will take us completely away from blessings.
According to one scholar, the biblical Pentateuch (the first 5 books of the Bible) keep 613 commandments; of whom we know by studying his word each time.
Among so many statutes, we may not know them in their entirety; however, among these is a very important one in reference to what is happening with the coronavirus today and is Leviticus 11:13-19.
CORONAVIRUS: Biblical point of view
According to the biblical point, God spoke of those birds from which His people should not eat. Currently, those in diversity of cultures throughout humanity have sought the strategies of “improving” their gastronomy by making dishes with animals that are not very well seen with a “food”.
Otherwise, this is not quite right, as certain creatures are harmful to our organism.
In Leviticus 11:19 he mentions certain animals that should not be ingested, “The stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat“. In other words we note that the bat is strictly forbidden.
According to studies on where Covid-19 comes from, there are speculations that the cause of the pandemic is due to this animal.
As the theme of the bat with Leviticus 11:19 and written in Leviticus 26:14-46 is in context; where God shows us the consequences of disobedience, everything could make a little more sense.
The Coronavirus as a sign of the end?
It is also true that the origin of the pandemic may be related to a sign before the end reflected in Matthew 24:7 when it says, “For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places”. It is true that God is very clear according to what can happen to us if we do not obey His word.
Expertly provided information states that bats transmit infectious diseases to humans; measles, flu, mumps, encephalitis and pneumonia.
Although all animals are God’s creation, and it was He who gave us some species to eat, among those is not this small mammal.
“Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules“; Psalm 119:137. God is just in all areas and we can be sure that everything He does has a reason.
Obeying the word of God not only guarantees that it will bring blessing, but will also make us understand that His will will always be better than ours and that He will always want the best for his children.