In the midst of all the chaos that surrounds us- and it is chaos(!)...and it is surrounding us(!) we christians should beyond all others have that peace that has been promised to us. It is that peace and the many promises that should keep us from denying our Lord and should propel us to tell others about what it is they are seeing, and what is to come.
Denying our Lord, compromising on His morals, dictates, commands, running away from the battle is not our calling. In revelations, John tells us about the lake awaiting cowards. No, now is when we earn our stripes! Our crown. Our great reward. There will not be any peace coming on this side of heaven. There may be promises of peace...promises of safety, and maybe of riches and power. If those promises are kept, it is only temporary.
Our Lord has promised something very different. He has promised wars and rumors, divisions in family, chaos. Let us not be surprised, or dismayed. Let us hold fast, tightly, to Him that died for us. He has an appointed time in which He will return and make all things right.