Are We There Yet?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
God doesn’t miss anything. He knows perfectly well all the love you’ve shown him by helping needy Christians, and that you keep at it. And now I want each of you to extend that same intensity toward a full-bodied hope, and keep at it till the finish.
— Hebrews 6:10-11 (MSG)
Yesterday, we read that Jesus is faithful. Today, what happens when you feel cheated? Working hard with no results can be quite frustrating—especially when others achieve better results.
Watching others get what I’ve always wanted (marriage) or dreamed of (the ability to own my own home) makes me grow more impatient. As more time passes and my circumstances do not change, I begin to wonder. Like the saying goes, “Are we there yet?” The distance between faith and patience is trust. Do I trust God to fulfill what he promised?
My pastor Larry Osborne says, “L ...
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