For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise. Hebrews 10:36
We all are part of the instant generation. We have instant food like instant noodles, instant coffee, fast food. We want our emails to be responded to ‘ASAP’. We want our online merchandise to arrive in 90 minutes. We travel using the quickest route to our destination using our navigation app.
Technological advances have helped us to get everything done, quickly
But there are things that cannot be done instantly like the growth of a human baby to an adult. The laws of biology are at work. We see many such examples.
Just like the rules and laws of the physical world. God has spiritual laws. The scripture challenges us to endure. We may be waiting for a long time to receive the Lord Jesus’ promises in our lives. It is difficult to keep our faith during the waiting period. During the time of endurance, the Lord Jesus will mold, sanctify and prepare us to receive the promise. Endurance is the time of learning for us.
Today, we may be in a difficult situation in our family, job, school, ministry, health, or finances. All difficult situations may not be God’s plan but we as children of God need to ask God for discernment. We may be surprised how much we can learn through our difficult situations.
Finally, when God finishes His work in our lives and then we will be equipped and qualified to receive our reward