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The people of Israel understood what it meant to wait. God had promised through His prophets to send them a Messiah. But generation after generation, God’s promise did not come to pass. Yet, this didn’t mean that God was doing nothing while they waited.
Each generation of Israel likely wrestled with a sense of disappointment as they realized they were apparently not going to live to see God’s promise realized. However, those faithful to God knew that the Lord had not forgotten them or rescinded His promise—even if they didn’t experience it the w...
Loneliness often increases during the holidays. But we need to remind ourselves that we are never truly alone. The birth of Jesus demonstrates God’s willingness to take on human form. He became Emmanuel, “God with us.”
God wants us to receive so much more than we expect. He’s already ahead of us, using our circumstances, choices, and consequences as He shapes His plans for our lives. No matter what you’re waiting for, God is already there, waiting for you.