[Part 2 | Read Part 1] What we think we’re waiting for is probably nowhere near as good as what God is actually going to give us. The people of Israel were ready for a Messiah; they were desperate for a Savior; they were crying out for a Liberator: one, like David, who would establish […]
[Part 1 | Read Part 2] If you were to take a poll of the least popular things to do, waiting would probably be near the top, wouldn’t it? It’s probably one of the few things that nobody likes but everybody does. Because if you think about it, we’re always waiting for something, aren’t we? Waiting […]
What God wants to do in us as we wait is at least as important as the things we think we’re waiting for. – (paraphrasing) Ben Patterson, Waiting: Finding Hope When God Seems Silent, 11.
Welcome to the fourth Sunday in Advent. In a few short days, we will celebrate the coming of the Light of the world, and the commemorative time of waiting and darkness will be over. During the last month or so, somewhat coincidentally on my brother Gabe’s recommendation, I’ve been reading Ben Patterson’s Waiting: Finding Hope […]