“God gives us the vision, then He takes us down to the valley to batter us into the shape of the vision, and it is in the valley that so many of us faint and give way. Every vision will be made real if we will have patience.”
How have I done in my “valley” experiences? Has patience kept me steadfast or have I given way so that God’s desires for me have not been accomplished?
(See tomorrow’s Grace Line for another spiritual insight on God’s will, timing, and patience.)
Section Five: The Peril of Lukewarmness Scripture Passage for Meditation
…We want every one of you to show to the very end the same earnestness for the fulfillment of your hopes; so that you may become not sluggish but imitators of those who by faith and patience will inherit the promises.
-Hebrews 6:11-12 (Challoner-Rheims)