Our Daily Bread Today Devotional 13 December 2021 | A Worthwhile Wait
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Topic: A Worthwhile Wait
The Lord longs to be gracious to you . . . . Blessed are all who wait for him! Isaiah 30:18
Today’s Scripture: Isaiah 30:15–19
Our Daily Bread Today Devotional 13 December 2021 | INSIGHT
Stuck in a stressful job with long hours and an unreasonable boss, James wished he could quit. But he had a mortgage, a wife, and a young child to take care of. He was tempted to resign anyway, but his wife reminded him: “Let’s hang on and see what God will give us.”
Many months later, their prayers were answered. James found a new job that he enjoyed and gave him more time with the family. “Those months were long,” he told me, “but I’m glad I waited for God’s plan to unfold in His time.”
Waiting for God’s help in the midst of trouble is hard; it can be tempting to try to find our own solution first. The Israelites did just that: under threat from their enemies, they sought help from Egypt instead of turning to God (Isaiah 30:2). But God told them that if they would repent and put their trust in Him, they would find strength and salvation (v. 15). In fact, He added, “the Lord longs to be gracious to you” (v. 18).
Waiting for God takes faith and patience. But when we see His answer at the end of it all, we’ll realize it was worth it: “Blessed are all who wait for him!” (v. 18). And what’s even more amazing, God is waiting for us to come to Him! By: Leslie Koh
Bible in a Year: Hosea 12–14, Revelation 4
REFLECT: What prayer request has you waiting on God? How can you meditate on His faithfulness as you seek His answer?
Father, give me the patience to wait for Your answer. I know You’re a good and loving God whose timing and will are always perfect.
Thank you for reading Our Daily Bread Today Devotional 13 December 2021 titled A Worthwhile Wait. Have a great Day.