Day Twenty-Nine

For The Promise of The Father “He charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father.” Acts 1:4 (ASV)   In speaking of the saints in Jerusalem at Christ’s birth—with Simeon and Anna—we saw how the call to waiting is no less urgent now, though the redemption they waited for has come, than it was then. We wait for the full revelation in us of what... read more

Day Twenty-Eight

For The Coming of His Son “[Be] ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their Lord.”(Luke 12:36). “Until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: which in its own times he shall show, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords.” (1 Timothy 6:14-15) (ASV). “Turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God; and to wait for his Son from... read more

Day Twenty-Seven

For Redemption “Simeon… was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him… Anna, a prophetess… spoke of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem” Luke 2:25, 36, 38   Here we have the mark of a waiting believer. “Just,” righteous in all his conduct; “devout,” devoted to God, ever walking as... read more

Day Twenty-Six

In Holy Expectancy “Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me “ Micah 7:7   Have you ever heard of a little book, “Expectation Corners”? It tells of a king who prepared a city for some of his poor subjects. Not far from them were large storehouses, where everything they could need was supplied if they sent in their... read more

Day Twenty-Five

Quietly “It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. “ Lamentations 3:26   Take heed, and be quiet; fear not, neither be fainthearted”. “In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength”. Such words reveal to us the close connection between quietness and faith. They show us what a deep need there is of quietness, as an... read more

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