Contributed by Donnie Martin on Nov 11, 2002
Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come;
Contributed by John Shearhart on Jul 21, 2006
“Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come;
WAITING TO BE ENJOYED
Dallas Willard tells of when the REA (Rural Electrification Administration) extended the electrical lines to his home in Missouri. He says, “When those lines came by our farm, a very different way of living presented itself. Our relationships to fundamental aspects of
Contributed by Paul Decker on Dec 1, 2002
PREPARED TO WAIT
Ed Watt was visiting a local department store with his wife, and they had just purchased a piece of luggage and a cooler. As Ed browsed in the shoe depart-ment waiting for his wife to finish the rest of her shopping, a clerk asked if he could be of assistance.
Contributed by Warren Lamb on Aug 19, 2007
Waiting On The Lord
G. Campbell Morgan put it this way: “Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not going to sleep. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009
WAITING ON THE INTEREST
A girl had a nice little piggy bank. Her father wanted to teach her about saving, so he talked to her about putting her money into a savings account at their bank. He very carefully explained to her that when she put money into her account, the bank would pay her interest
Contributed by Sean Harder on Dec 4, 2009
PATIENCE IN WAITING
Here’s one I am sure you can relate to. You’re in a hurry to get somewhere and your wife or girlfriend, or kids don’t share your sense of urgency. There you are waiting at the door or in the car for them to get ready to go. Now what are you experiencing inside? Are you
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 7, 2009
WAITING FOR GABRIEL
I was picking up my son at a youth event, and I saw Darl, who was doing the same. Darl’s oldest son is Gabriel. I asked him how he was, and Darl said, "Just
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Dec 4, 2011
WAITING TO BE KING
In April 2011 Prince Charles became the longest serving heir apparent in British history, having waited 59 years, 2 months and 14 days. Charles overtook the record set by his great-great grandfather king Edward VII; and
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Oct 20, 2010
There’s a story from the 1800’s of a young couple, William & Elizabeth, madly in love, and engaged to be married. Elizabeth enjoys planning for their future. William on the other hand knows that it’s only a matter of time before he is called away to sea to fight various enemies in far-off lands.
Contributed by Jon Daniels on May 23, 2004
Sitting at a railroad crossing, waiting for a freight train to pass through town, one can see lots of interesting graffiti. Some of it can be quite artistic. Some of it expresses anger or rage; some expresses a person’s love for another; some expresses gang affiliation. Some of it is lewd, while
Contributed by Robert Garrett on Apr 11, 2005
"HOLD ON! WAIT!"
A young convert told of his experience in the First World War. He was in the "Lost Battalion." We were cut off from our main army and all around us were Germans. Our food and water gave out and every once in a while a +German would come to say "Surrender." Only one shell was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2006
Ladies Waiting: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average age at which American women are having their first child has climbed to an all-time high of 25.1—up from
Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a State police officer sees a car puttering along at 22 MPH. He thinks to himself, "This driver is just as dangerous as a speeder!" So he turns on his lights and pulls the driver over.
Approaching the car, he notices that there
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 22, 2008
WAIT THREE DAYS
On that beautiful Easter Monday morning I noticed the old flower lady sitting in her usual place inside a small archway. At her feet, corsages and boutonnieres were parading on top of a spread-open newspaper. The flower lady was smiling, her wrinkled old face alive with some
Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Jul 23, 2008
Allison was an upbeat, enthusiastic teen. She was positive, eager, and energetic. She was one of the teens in my group and was always a joy. It was terrible the day I got the call about her dad.
Allison’s dad died suddenly of a massive heart attack sitting in his office at work
Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 12, 2008
Is God Waiting for You?
Koinonia is the Greek phrase which describes this spiritual intimacy that is born through having the true knowledge of who God is in a personal way.
I must confess, I am the one who made the choice not to experience Koinonia for all those years in my spiritual way with
Contributed by Wes Richard on Sep 24, 2008
Waiting for the Shoe to Drop
A man living on the first-floor of an apartment got upset every night because the guy living above him dropped his shoes on the floor when he got ready for bed. Every night, the same thing happened. First, the noise from one shoe, then the noise from the other.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
LIVING AND WAITING TO LIVE
Most of us tend to think that happiness is just around the corner. JOY will come one of these days--when things get better...when we finally get out of school...or get a better job...or get married...or get our kids raised and out of the house...or after we get that