Minute Devotions: A time of waiting

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! – Psalms 27:14 Waiting is one of the hardest things to do. Especially when you are waiting for something you really want; a job, a test result, a prayer answered. While waiting is hard, it is also a necessary part of our life as it builds our resilience and patience. It also builds our faith as it requires a lot of trust in God. It requires us to stop striving to fix or change things and to trust that God has it under control. … Continue reading Minute Devotions: A time of waiting

Minute Devotions: Wait

Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! – Psalm 27:14 (NSRV) Most people don’t like waiting for things. We live in an ‘instant’ society that doesn’t promote patience, instead encouraging us to go after what we want and get it. The world tells us that time waits for no man and that to sit back and wait means you miss out on what you want. But God’s Word tells us clearly, time and again, to wait. To stop, pause, listen and wait on God. We want what we want, but is … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Wait