Joyce Meyer 11 March 2018 Daily Devotional
Topic: Wait with Patience
Key Verse: [Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One). – 2 Corinthians 10:5
Message: We all want change at times in our lives, but we don’t always want to go through the process it takes to get there. It usually takes longer than we think it should, and there are always periods of waiting along the way. The question is, are we going to wait the wrong or right way? If we wait the wrong way, we’ll be miserable; but if we decide to wait God’s way, we can become patient and actually enjoy the wait.
It takes practice, but as we let God help us in each situation, we develop patience, which is one of the most important Christian virtues. Patience is a fruit of the Spirit. It’s developed only under trial, so we must not run from difficult situations. Because as we develop patience, the Bible says we finally feel completely satisfied—lacking nothing (see James 1:2-4).
Joyce Meyer 11 March 2018 Daily Devotional – Wait with Patience
Even our relationship with God involves progressive changes. We learn to trust Him in a deeper way by going through many experiences that require us to wait longer than we’d like.
Trust me, the waiting may be hard, but it will make you stronger. The benefits that patience brings are certainly worth any uncomfortable wait!
Prayer Starter: God, I want to change and grow deeper in my relationship with You. I understand this means developing patience, but I know I will grow stronger as You develop patience in me. Amen!
Hope you are blessed from today’s Joyce Meyer 11 March 2018 Daily Devotional – Wait with Patience