Month: March 2018

Patience With God

“The Lord is good to everyone who trusts in him, So it is best for us to wait in patience—to wait for him to save us—And it is best to learn this patience in our youth.” —Lamentations 3:25–27 The poet Langston Hughes famously asked in his poem “Harlem,” “What happens to a dream deferred?” One of his musings—“Does it dry…

God Is Patient Too

“The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression.” —Numbers 14:18   “She must have the patience of Job.”   It’s a common phrase derived from James 5:10–11 that refers to the seemingly endless perseverance of Job, who waited faithfully for God to turn his suffering into blessing. While Job’s patience is commendable, this popular…

Be Patient with Others

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another…as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. —Colossians 3:12–14 Is there anyone you tend to avoid because he or she is different than you? Is…

God Is Not Limited!

“Trust the Lord with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding. Remember the Lord in all you do, and He will give you success.” ~ Proverbs 3:5–6 If you think God can’t move in your life because of the mistakes you’ve made or the situation you’re currently in, I’ve got great news for you:   God is not limited by…