Patience

Psalm 130:5

Psalm 130:5

I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.

After Thought

Hope and expectation are aspects of faith and portrayed in this image of a dog and child waiting for a parent to arrive. May we have the same active expectation as we wait upon the Lord.

~Pastor Bob

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Hebrews 10:36

Hebrews 10:36

Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God's will. Then you will receive all that He has promised.

After Thought

God's blessings are given at just the right time if we follow His plan and purpose. Self control is a fruit of the Holy Spirit and obvious evidence of His work in us.

~Pastor Bob

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Matthew 7:4

Matthew 7:4

How can you think of saying to your friend, 'Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,' when you can't see past the log in your own eye?

After Thought

This scripture is a simple reminder that sometimes the best thing we can do to help those around us is to get help for ourselves.

~Pastor Bob

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Galatians 6:7

Galatians 6:7

Don't be misled, you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant.

After Thought

The laws of farming are simple. You always get what you sow, and you get back more than you sow. The same applies to the attitudes, words, and behaviors that are sown into the people around us.

~Pastor Bob

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Psalm 30:5

Psalm 30:5

Weeping may last for the night, but a shout of joy comes in the morning.

After Thought

My dogs remind me of the promised shout of joy to come with each new day. They don't fret over yesterday and don't worry about tomorrow. They wake up excited and expectant, rejoicing in their being fed and being with us. They are sad when we must be away for work or errands, but position themselves so they can look out the window ready to rejoice at our return. Though ...

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Proverbs 22:3

Proverbs 22:3

A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.

After Thought

Too many people don't take the time to see the end from the beginning. In other words, they aren't considering the outcome of their attitudes, words, and actions.

~Pastor Bob

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