Thankful Thursday! November 29, 2017

Thank you, Lord, for:

Fall candles: pumpkin spice, cinnamon, currant, apple cider,...

Watching my older boys basketball again! 

Workshop with the ladies!

Coffee Bean with Lex and Tay

Fall leaves, so many beautiful colors! 

It’s so light in the morning

 

“And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise (Heb. 6:15).

 

Abraham was long tried, but he was richly rewarded. The Lord tried him by delaying to fulfill His promise. Satan tried him by temptation; men tried him by jealousy, distrust, and opposition; Sarah tried him by her peevishness. But he patiently endured. He did not question God’s veracity, norlimit His power, nor doubt His faithfulness, nor grieve His love; but he bowed to divine sovereignty, submitted to infinite wisdom, and was silent under delays, waiting the Lord’s time. And so, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

 

God’s promises cannot fail of their accomplishment. Patient waiters cannot be disappointed. Believing expectation shall be realized.

 

Beloved, Abraham’s conduct condemns a hasty spirit, reproves a murmuring one, commends a patient one, and encourages quiet submission to God’s will and way. Remember, Abraham was tried; he patiently waited; he received the promise and was satisfied. Imitate his example, and you will share the same blessing. SELECTED”

 

Excerpt From

Contemporary Classic/Streams in the Desert

L. B. E. Cowman

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