Patience Are you known as a patient person? Me neither. But I am learning. Slowly. It merits mentioning that, when Paul describes Christ-like love, the adjective with which he chooses to begin is: patience. What follows was written by Stephen & Alex Kendrick. Be encouraged. Be challenged. When you choose to be patient, you respond … Continue reading A Wait Problem
A Brief Biblical Principle from our lesson on John 7:1-24: In chapter 7, as all Jews were preparing to attend the Festival of Shelters in Jerusalem, Jesus informed his brothers he was not going to Jerusalem with them. They countered, quite strongly, that he should not only go with them, but also put his miracles … Continue reading Living According to God’s Timetable
It’s an interesting topic - time. The God of the Bible is timeless. Spatio-temporal existence was created for you and me. Even more perplexing is that, although God could speak all events into existence immediately, he chooses to move according to the very laws of nature he, himself, created. For example, Jesus (God made flesh) … Continue reading Moving at the Pace of God
God can't possibly fix our broken world. I'll confess - there have been moments in my own life that I have descended into such discouragement I, too, have considered that statement to be true. But, when the world around us is turned upside down we must not allow our minds to continue to be poisoned … Continue reading Is Anything Too Hard for God?
Ever felt like God wasn't working as fast as you think he should? I think that would describe, at one time or another, every Christian who's ever lived. Enter the story of Moses. But first, a little context. After the death of Joseph (the "coat of many colors" Joseph), things went downhill in Egypt. The … Continue reading Helping Hurry God Along (Hint: That’s a Horrible Idea)