Today we explored the beauty and struggle of waiting. Here are a few thoughts we pulled from today's teaching:
"Delay doesn't mean denied."
None of us like delays. From traffic to long lines at the store, we face delays on a daily basis. We also find ourselves waiting on God to act in significant situations in our life like our finances, bad habits, or healing we need.
"The problem is not getting things faster, our problem is persistence."
Don't give up if you are waiting on God to do something. God has joy in store for you, even in the midst of your journey. When you are joyful, even during a hard time, God can use that to shine a light into the darkness. That kind of joy is only made possible by surrounding yourself with people who will give you godly encouragement.
Scriptures to ponder:
2 Corinthians 6:14
1 Kings 18:41-45
The hashtag for this series is #nhglorydays