Monthly Archives: November 2018

THE WAITING GAME

FROM THE BIBLE NERD 

“Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.”‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬

In other words, when you choose to wait on God, you are assured that what you are waiting for will surely come to pass. When you choose to depend on Him and wait for His timing, cooperating with Him and letting Him do according to His will, you will never be disappointed.

“And this hope will not lead to disappointment.” Romans‬ ‭5:5‬ ‭NLT‬‬

In fact, God even strengthens us and builds our character in our time of waiting, and makes us grow according to His plans for us.

“Those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah‬ ‭40:31‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

The process of patiently and faithfully waiting on God to act is a very good thing. His words do not fall to the ground undone, and His promises cannot be broken. He always does what He says!

“Be still in [...]

GOD IS BEHIND YOUR TIMES OF TESTING

“Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in His suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing His glory when it is revealed to all the world.” 1. Peter‬ ‭4:12-13‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, He will show you a way out so that you can endure.” 1. Corinthians‬ ‭10:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment.” Romans‬ ‭5:3-5‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully [...]