Waiting: Persistent Prayer

Luke 2:22-40 Simeon and Anna  Patience is rooted in love. Both of these people, Simeon and Anna, loved the Lord all their long lives. They waited in faithfulness to one day see the Salvation of Israel. Waiting requires us to Wait For, not Wait On God. If you are waiting on God it is your […]

Continue reading

Waiting: What Cannot Wait While We Wait

Acts 2:1-41 When the Holy Spirit came to the disciples, and when the church began in that upper room in Jerusalem God had a plan about His Church. It is to reflect God’s character. It is defined by its purpose.  Christ wants the Church to embrace diversity and through the unity of the Spirit joining […]

Continue reading

Waiting: Jesus’ Temptation and His Humility

Matthew 4 Christ came to teach us humility and waiting on His Father, being submitted to God. Through Jesus’ temptation after 40 days of fasting and being alone in the wilderness, Satan appealed to His humanity and His pride: You can change anything into bread because You are God’s Chosen One. You deserve it! Satan […]

Continue reading

Waiting: Jesus’ Baptism and His Humility

Matthew 3:13-17 Baptism is the moment you are declare to the whole church that you are a new person, ‘I belong to Jesus!’ So why did Jesus choose to be baptized? He wanted to identify with us as humans, to be with us in our humanity.  Jesus’ love is rooted in His humility. He wanted […]

Continue reading