Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry.
— Luke 3:23
Jesus was about thirty when he started his public ministry. Doesn’t it feel like forever to wait until we’re thirty to begin life? In our search for purpose, we worry too much. “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?” (Luke 12:25).
My friends know that I worry about the future. Who will I become? When will my career take off ? It sounds exhausting because it is. I know I’m not the only one who is questioning when my life will begin.
Just tonight I was praying with my roommate for more personal requests. I believe Jesus puts others in our path to help us recognize his answers to prayer in our lives. As we looked at my prayer requests, we both saw how many prayers had turned into praises.
When Jesus was in his twenties, he didn’t sit around sulking that his time had not yet come. Instead ...
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