We live in a culture that does not like to wait. However, Scripture teaches that we ought to be patient, and upholds patience as a fruit of the Spirit. Learning how to practice patience is a spiritual discipline, and emphasizes our inherent value, over and above our productivity.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given,and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6) The Season of Advent is upon us, and the waiting has begun. We