We want God to look favorably upon us during these trying times. We need to be poor and of contrite spirit, trembling at His word. If we don't obey the Word of God as Christians, we are committing blasphemy. Every part of our lives should exhibit obedience to God.
Before his retirement in 2021, Dr. Donald Ward pastored churches in Texas and Louisiana, and taught at Ambassador Bible College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has also served as chairman of the Council of Elders of the United Church of God. He holds a BS degree; a BA in theology; a MS degree; a doctor’s degree in education from East Texas State University; and has completed 18 hours of graduate theology from SMU.