Isaiah 30:18 (NLT) – Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!
“God waits for us to wait for Him and guarantees His response. The waiting period of God’s workshop during which He employs a diversity of means to do within us a work of grace takes time. Look at the patience of Job.” We want great ministry effectiveness to flow out of our service to Christ, but great levels of effectiveness are preceded by difficult lessons and experiences. We sit alone. We listen and hear nothing. We persist. We see evil rage. We wonder why. We long for revival while our hearts feel dry and empty. It is the desert place into which all great men and women of God go to get their divine training. Be patient and wait. He will come and water your dry soul. He is not far away, but near. He is at work in you.