God's word, series, waiting

Here are Five Ways to Wait Well

We wait in hope for the Lord;     he is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice,     for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,     even as we put our hope in you. {PSALM 33:20-22} Today is about reflection. At the end of this first week in our word study,…

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Why the Best Way to Wait is in Community

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits,     and in his word I put my hope. {PSALM 130:5} The other day, I was organizing some books in my night stand when I came across an old journal. I recognized this journal as the one I had begun early in my first pregnancy, eight years ago. Tucked inside…

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When Waiting Challenges Your Belief

Let all that I am wait quietly before God,     for my hope is in him. He alone is my rock and my salvation,     my fortress where I will not be shaken. {PSALM 62:5-6} Do you remember the story of Lazarus and his two sisters, Martha and Mary? We find it in the book of John,…

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If Your Heart Needs Courage to Wait

I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! {PSALM 27:13-14} As I sat in the waiting room I felt like a shell of a person. I looked around at the seats full of people and…

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