Waiting on God
Most of the modern technologies intended to improve our lives have only caused us to become more impatient. We want instant access through instant messaging and Instagram. We expect instant results from our search engine. We cook our food in microwave ovens and instant pots. We live in a world of fast food, fast lanes, and faster downloads through our wireless network. We want rapid test results in 15 minutes not 24-48 hours. It’s not complicated – even kids agree that now is better.
Maybe the reason we don’t like to wait is that it indicates that life is out of control and, more importantly, we’re not. In the Book of Ruth, we have observed people waiting all through the story. Today, we discover that waiting on God’s plan to unfold builds our faith in Him (Ruth 3:12-18).