Sunday, August 14, 2011

It's Always Worth the Wait...

Last week I blogged about

Then, I blogged about

We don't like to wait.
We fuss at our kids for being impatient while waiting
for their birthday,
their meal,
their vacation or
their turn in the bathroom.
But,we adults can act the same way.

The Lord's timing can be a little hard for us to take.

We like things done
 our way
and in
our timing.

During anxious, unsure moments,
it helps to focus on what we're waiting for.

In Luke 8:40, people were longing to see the
"...when Jesus returned, that the multitude welcomed Him,
for they were all waiting for Him."

When life on earth is hard and we're tired of our flesh,
 we may long for
Romans 8:23, "...even we ourselves groan within ourselves,
eagerly waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.

For believers alive at this moment,
we are waiting for His blessed
I Corinthians 1:7, "...waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:"

While we were waiting 
it helped to think about what we were waiting for. 
That's right. 

A baby.

Not mine, of course, but my daughter's.
My third grandchild.

(Photo by my favorite son-in-law, Aaron

And, it's always worth

especially for a

Read Jana's birth story here!

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  1. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Congratulations! xxx

  2. PTL! So sweet and what a lovely pictures!!!!

  3. Congrats! There is nothing better than a baby!

  4. Glad that wait is over. Beautiful baby!!

  5. Congratulations~!!

    But that is timing for me too - Does this mean I should WAIT more?

  6. What a beautiful baby!!!! I can relate with waiting!...waiting for my baby to arrive! I can only imagine the joy of a grand-parent in the waiting! :) You must be overjoyed! I love the verses you choose true! :) God is faithful, in HIS timing. :) just beautiful.

  7. Congratulations!! What a beautiful baby! The waiting was surely worth it!

  8. Oh, he's such a handsome little guy! Congratulations!
    Babies are definitely worth the wait.

  9. Awwww, how exciting!!!! I'm sorry I didn't respond to your comment about getting together at the bookstore. I meant to but then things came up and I didn't get to go out there so I forgot. I still need to go!

    Congrats and thanks for linking up to Making Your Home Sing Monday!


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