Tag Archives: God's Timing

“Is Anybody Up There?”

Many of us have sometimes felt like the little boy who bowed his head to pray and said, “Hello, is anybody up there?” There are times when God seems so distant. Even worse, there are times when He seems downright … Continue reading

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Year By Year

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and I preached a sermon from 1st Samuel 1:1-28. In that chapter, we find the wonderful story of Hannah, the mother of Samuel. Samuel would, of course, grow up to be one of Israel’s greatest leaders. … Continue reading

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God’s Delays

If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “God, you are taking too long,” you come from a large tribe. I, for one, am very impatient. You know that you are impatient when microwaves, fast food restaurants, and remote controls are too … Continue reading

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Patience

Chuck Swindoll’s preaching is marked by wonderful illustrations. He has compiled hundreds of these in a book entitled The Tale of the Tardy Ox Cart. That title comes from my favorite illustration in the book, one that I’d like to pass along to you. … Continue reading

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