Whistle While You Wait
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
— Romans 12:12
It’s not easy to live joyfully in the midst of hard times. That’s when it’s the hardest for me because I forget all the wonderful things Jesus has already done in my life.
Paul wrote in Hebrews, “So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised” (10:35-36).
I’m tempted the most when I’m waiting. It’s a fact: The Enemy does not like me to be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer. He tempts my heart to turn to the left and the right (or to turn the clock in my favor).
Praise Jesus that he is the one who makes our path straight (see Proverbs 4:27). Therefore, let us choose to “fix our e ...
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