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Wednesday Wrap-up: 1.12.11

“God is good! All the time! And all the time? God is good!”

Its one of those phrases you hear time and again inside the walls of churches (I’d say four, but mine has a bunch more than that. I taught the kids the back-and-forth saying last week.

Waiting on God is not often easy. “He’s an on-time God.” Though its true, it is not always comforting when you are waiting. Lately there have been some things I’ve been waiting on. Waiting on God to come through and save the day! I don’t doubt that He is coming, I just keep hoping its soon! When I think back to being a kid I can think of the waiting. Waiting for summer break, waiting for my birthday, waiting for Christmas... waiting. Some things never change. Learning patience is never easy. I think God wants us to learn to wait on him so that we can learn to trust, hope and learn not to doubt.

I was telling the kids the story of Job tonight and how he didn’t give up faith that God was coming. I am pretty sure that if I went through what Job did, I would have given up, but he didn’t and Job got back double what he had before he started and then he lived another 140 years! Oh to have the faith of Job!

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