A Guest Post by Brandice Payne of MixxLife.
The Illusion of Time: Waiting on God
When God gives us words of direction, sometimes we feel invigorated to take on the world to see God’s promises fulfilled in our lives. Often, our biggest downfall (and what threatens our Godly perspective) is time. Time heals all, right? Actually, time is the reason some of us fail. Living a life for Christ demands patience. Time gives the enemy an abundant amount of opportunity to get us off God’s path and out of God’s calling. Time is the one thing we all wish we had more of, yet in God’s economy, time is where we are tested and strengthened. Time is the place where God grooms us. Our focus should be, how can we grow while we wait?
As we sit down to pray, we sometimes have a moment of thinking, “I wonder if God will answer this prayer right now? That would be great!” In that moment we begin to pray for favor, blessing, direction and a manifestation of God’s promise. Simultaneously, God is often saying, “Wait.” Continue Reading…