What Are We Waiting For?

Have you ever been a part of a group that was about to embark on a task or a journey and everyone seems to be standing around talking and nothing seems to be happening?

Suddenly, somebody asks, “Hey, what are we waiting for?”

(For the grammar nazis out there, I am indeed aware of that horrid preposition dangling there. However, you know as well as I do that it is tragically rare that someone would ask, instead, “For what are we waiting?”)

Everyone looks around to try to find an answer to that question.

It seems to me that followers of Jesus sometimes lose sight of the answer to that question. Continue reading What Are We Waiting For?

The Preponderance of Evidence

How can you know something that cannot be concretely proven?

Well, at least in one sense, you can’t. You can only observe the evidence at hand.

Let’s take a look at 1 Thessalonians 1.4-5a and the idea of the preponderance of evidence.

A real life faith is seen in the preponderance of evidence.

Father, remind us of the evidence of Your working to draw us, convince us, and convict us of our need for the new life only You can give.