No one likes to wait. As men and women of action, we want and expect instant results. So when forced to wait, we get frustrated, anxious, and impatient. We don’t like to wait because it indicates that life is out of control and, more importantly, we’re not in control.
We discover throughout the Bible, however, that God uses significant times of waiting to prepare His people to accomplish His purposes. We want life and ministry to happen right away, but God wants us to live a different way: waiting, praying, and depending upon Him. Consider how the early Apostles were told to wait in Acts 1:4, 12-26…
sermon by: Larry Murray