In Italy the situation is really unbearable. Without a vaccination passport you can no longer work. As I have already written to you since the first of September I am at home without work. It's sad but it's happening right under our eyes. I have been a believer for twenty years and I can assure you that it is a very hard test. I am also thinking of expatriation but I don't even know where to go. They took our jobs away! Pray again for my wife and me. Let's pray together for Italy. Remember that what is happening now here could happen anywhere because Italy has been chosen as the world leader for the organization of vaccinations. Thanks again. I love you in Jesus Christ.

@faith20 What's going on in the world is terrible! People lose their jobs around the world! As you say, it's a very hard test! Let's encourage one another, to cling to our faith in Jesus Christ. I pray the Lord will bless you and keep you, and sustain you! Have you lived in Italy all of your life?

I haven't walked in your shoes, since I still have my teacher job. I can just imaging how it must be feeling. Even if I don't know how you feel, I want to share these verses that came to my mind: Luke 12: "Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,[a] yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass, which is alive in the field today, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will he clothe you, O you of little faith! And do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, nor be worried. For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them."

@tanjaostman Thanks sister for your encouragement. I have always lived in Italy. In the nineties I spent a few months in St. Petersburg and in Berlin as a student. I studied piano and conducting. God bless you.

@faith20 Ok! I understand it's not easy just to move to another country. I don't know if you have children or adult children... It's always more difficult to move with children, even if it's possible. And the fact is, that we never know what will happen in the future in the more liberal countries when it comes to covid passports. Praying for God's leading for you!

@tanjaostman It is true. Everything is changing fast and it is not easy to move into this historical period. I think this is the moment that as a church, as bodies of Christ, we support each other in prayer because we often feel alone, especially if we decide not to get vaccinated. Thanks again.

@davereimer Thanks for your prayers. God bless you abundantly.

@faith20 I prayed for all of you! You have to do what God says, and if he says leave, I would do it immediately even if you have to climb the alps on foot. Remember, Italy houses the mother harlot, the vatican which literally means center of divination. But take heart! We have nothing to fear if we are in the Faith and faithful. Cc @tanjaostman @Rinati @Knittinggrace

@xixiangdong @tanjaostman @Rinati @Knittinggrace Thanks for your words of encouragement. I have faith in God that he will open the Red Sea before us. God bless you.

@faith20 I'm not checking DD regularly. So, I'm late again :)
But please know your situation is on my heart also.
It's a bit better in Germany, but I've also prepared my mind for job-loss or other consequences, since I work in a hospital and it's getting worse fast everywhere...

We're Gods people. Whatever happens, the victory is won yet!

@erdenpilger Thank you. Victory is certainly ours in Christ. Things are progressing very fast. Here in Italy there is a terrible oppression. We will also pray for you. God bless you. (Sorry for my English. I often use google translate).

Wow. I enjoyed reading the replies of our brothers and sisters. I don't have anything deep or profound to say, but I thought of Brazil and thought that I would ask you if you've considered Brazil. I don't know how many Italian speakers are there, but there are tons and tons of Italian decendants there and although pretty different, I know there are a few similarities between Portuguese and Italian.
Oh wow, I also just wondered if you'd be able to board a flight out of the country without the vaccine.. yikes!
But above all, I liked what brother West said, "You must follow God!"
We love you also brother and we will pray for you.

@OneofTen Thank you for your words. We will continue to pray to follow God's way. God bless you.

@faith20 same thing is happening here in Australia. I am fortunate i am in a position where I am not totally reliant on the government, no debts, no mortgage , never married, no kids. Otherwise I would be freaking out right now!

@GregoryP Thanks. God has the power to free us from our enemies. I pray that God's protection will continue in our lives. God bless you.

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