Indeed, being right is one of the hardest burdens human beings have to bear, and few succeed in bearing up under it gracefully. There is a little placard I have seen that reads, “Lord, when we are wrong, make us willing to change, and when we are right, make us easy to live with!” A […]
[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 […]
[Disclaimer: I wrote this before I read Bryan Roberts’ “7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics.” Go read that first–it’s shorter and funnier.] With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions having taken place over the last two weeks, we can officially say that we’re entering into election season (i.e. that time when the general […]
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.