Articles Tagged 'Waiting'

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Something Greater to Come

Something Greater to Come

Waiting for the Lord to come and realizing that his coming is clothed in love.

Phillip Morrison reminds us that waiting and Christmas and Advent involve waiting and the wait is worth the effort when the desire of our hearts comes and fills us with his love.

Wait!

Wait!

If the apostles needed to wait on the Spirit, shouldn't we?

Max Lucado reminds us that the Holy Spirit is essential to all we do and are as followers of Jesus, so let's wait on the Spirit to lead us and empower us before launching out too hastily into the unknown.

The Great Challenge Facing all Women

The Great Challenge Facing all Women

Are you response-able — able to respond to the right things, in the right ways, at the right time?

Anne Voskamp reminds us of several absolutely essential points about being useful, productive, and fruitful to God and it often means saying no to early harvests and yes to what takes longer and more work.

When Home Makes a Heart Call

When Home Makes a Heart Call

Do you have a bad case of homesickness?

Cathy Messecar describes how her son went to camp and didn't want to be there but wanted to come home and she makes a connection with the story of the prodigal son in Jesus' parable in Luke 15.

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

O how our hearts ache till all our precious ones are in Jesus!

Phil Ware shares his heart about someone who is precious to him who needs to come to the Lord and has not yet done so.

When You're this Close to Giving up Hope

When You're this Close to Giving up Hope

Can you still believe you can fly with broken wings?

Ann Voskamp shares a powerful story about the first Sunday of Advent and butterflies and a friend with a broken heart.

Coming Home

Coming Home

Have you ever wondered how God feels on his end of things?

Phil Ware shares about his son coming for Thanksgiving and it reminds him how much God must anticipate his children coming home to him.

Be Still!

Be Still!

When

In a world that's always in a hurry, we need to stop and recognize who is really God.

Your Right to Hang Up!

Your Right to Hang Up!

Can you cut the cord and not let all this stuff dominate your life?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we don't have to answer unwanted email, mail, or phone calls just because it is there.

Trust His Timing

Trust His Timing

Don't you find it hard to wait?

Tom Norvell shares reflections on Ecclesiastes 3:11 and the whole issue of timing and doing things at their right time.

WAIT!

WAIT!

Isn't it hard to wait on anything, but especially the Lord?

Mike Barres reminds us that waiting is hard, but God's timing is always best.

Echoes of Reality

Echoes of Reality

Little things can remind us and echoes of reality can reach, telling us that Jesus is coming back for us and that we need to be watchful, ready, and vigilant.

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Are our

A group of baby birds in a flower basket nest remind us of the key three things for all of us as week to take flight for God!

Do Not Disturb!

Do Not Disturb!

How long would you wait?

Sometimes it seems that we can't get through to God no matter how long we wait on him.

Waiting in Line

Waiting in Line

How long would you wait?

While we end up having to wait for many things in our lives, this one thing that is worthy waiting for!

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Do you know some late bloomers?

Sometimes it takes some people many years to truly bloom, but we must be patient because when they do it is senstational!

Dealing with Stress

Dealing with Stress

What is the key to surviving stress?

There are lots of sources of stress and impatience in our lives, but circumstances must not determine our attitude.

Delays of Grace

Delays of Grace

What good can we find in a major delay?

Often the delays in our plans are really God being gracious and giving us what we need and not what we want or plan.

The Pains of Childbirth

The Pains of Childbirth

What's it feel like to be pregnant?

We are in the time of pain, the time of pregnancy, waiting for the birth of our ultimate life in with God.

Always Preparing

Always Preparing

Sooner or later, it's time to end the preparation!

We spend so much of our lives in preparation, but sooner or later we have to get down and get after what we are supposed to do.

This Loss of Dreams

This Loss of Dreams

What a great disappointment to have to wait!

To have to put off your wedding would be a great disappointment, but life is filled with disappointments -- that's why we need the hope we have in Jesus.