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“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” Psalm 27:14 The days of waiting a week for a package is over and dial-up internet is only something people over the age of 30 remember. We now live in a world of Amazon Prime with same day shipping and 5G fast-speed internet. The efforts of 21st-Century businesses is making the process of waiting obsolete and that mindset has influenced our approach to God. There is a  plethora of scriptures that command us to wait, and even though the world is…

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I don’t like sitting still. I am the type of person who tries to accomplish something in thirty seconds while I heat my coffee in the microwave. When I watch a movie, I break it into two to three segments because I cannot sit for an hour and forty-five minutes doing nothing but watch a screen. I strategize the best way to do things to save time, money, energy, resources, etc.—I’ve been like this for as long as I can remember. None of these things are wrong in themselves, but…

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him…” Psalms 37:7 ESV I have a really hard time sitting still. I feel like I always have to be doing something, whether it’s cleaning or working on a project, I need to feel like I’m being productive. So when I go through a season of waiting, I struggle. I want to be doing something that can change my situation, move it forward and get out of this wilderness as quickly as I can! Being still is not something that comes easily to most people. We like to have control, to…