We have had two earthquakes in three days. PNG is on the “Pacific Ring of Fire.” Earthquakes are pretty common. So common, in fact, that we have to ask ourselves, “Is that an earthquake or the washer?” When the washing machine goes into the spin cycle it shakes the whole house! Other times, I think, we just have the jitters. Gratefully, we haven’t had any damage here recently. But we know…
God is our refuge and strength,
always ready to help in times of trouble.
So we will not fear when earthquakes come
and the mountains crumble into the sea. Psalm 46:1-2
However, we hope our mountains don’t crumble too soon! – Pray for PNG and for its “moving earth”. Landslides and tsunamis, the results of earthquakes, do cause damage and take lives. Pray for safety so that the Word of God can be translated into the remaining 300 or so languages that do not have any translation work started.