Posts made in January, 2014

Waiting 0


Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Today's Teaching

Text: Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious; and therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you, for the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him – Isaiah 30:18 Thought: 2013 was a frustrating year as we tried to put our planned move into operation. First indications seemed promising; a warm welcome from our intended church and a cash buyer within a week of marketing our property. Then came delay after delay from our buyers until they finally disappeared in August. Starting all over again, we finally accepted an offer in October. Every indication pointed to a pre-Christmas move but as time progressed it became clear this would not materialise. The continual feeling of ‘hopes dashed’ with each update became physically and spiritually draining. Facilitating our buyers by moving to rented accommodation added to our stress as available properties came and went. Now at last the end is in sight. There will be a last minute scramble but we are confident it will all be done on time. Waiting times can be ‘dangerous times’ as scripture reveals. Sarah gave up trying for a baby, encouraging Abraham to have one with Hagar – Genesis Ch 16....

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