Acts 1:4 And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, "you heard from me. ESV
How do you handle having to wait? Since the advent of the iPhone, I must say I'm better with it than I used to be! At least I have something to do while waiting... at least in the short term. However, I am referring to waiting in a broader sense. Are there some things that you believe God has spoken or promised you that have yet to be fulfilled? If you are alive and actually reading this eVotional today, then the answer would have to "Yes, of course!"
Everyone at some time or, more likely, most of the time in their life will be in a place of waiting. It's like living in a perpetual holding pattern. You know something is coming. You know something has to give. You know that there will be a breakthrough... there just has to be. But in the mean time you are required to wait.
God promised the gift of the Holy Spirit to the disciples of Jesus so that their witness would have the authority of heaven and grace of God on it, but they had to wait. You know what that feels like. The good news is the promise was fulfilled! God came through for them. He will come through for you. Don't give up on the promises of God. Have an amazing weekend!
Grace and Peace,
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