Monday, May 23, 2016

Blessings In Wait - Message Minute

**Mistake Notification**  Yes, I did rush things a bit when I mistakenly said, "My four YEAR old daughter!"  Lol, I'm rushing a little too much aren't I?  I hope you enjoyed the laugh!

Good morning, this is Topher from Washington Church of Christ bringing you a message minute.  

I’m joined by a special guest this morning, my 4 day old daughter, Clara.  Clara, say something to the listeners, …..  Alright, maybe we’re rushing things a little bit.  Speaking of rushing, here’s something I wrote to encourage you just moments before Clara was born.  

I quote:  “I’m waiting in the hospital, in mere minutes we'll finally know all about our fourth child by seeing him/her face to face.  Yet I’m in no hurry.  It drives some crazy when we wait to find out the sex of the baby. If I had a nickel for every person that said, "Oh, I just can't wait"..... as if it wasn't really up to them.

Hurrying, rushing, peeking, pushing, these actions caused by impatience just wear us and others around out.  

Patiently waiting is on the Lord’s good timing is something we desperately need to learn, because we are blessed by it!  

"But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength.  - Isaiah 40:31 This morning, you may be rushing to work, rushing to your last day of school, rushing to get a project finished.  Please remember this old counter cultural adage affirmed by the Bible.  Good things really do come to those who wait, especially when waiting on the Lord!

Message Minutes are sponsored by  Washington Church of Christ and recorded for the public 107.9 The Memories WAMW morning radio program.  They air at approximately 7:35am on Weekday Mornings.

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