“Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.” Psalm 27:14
The wife of a prominent businessman was struck down by a sudden illness, one that had left her in a coma. Specialist from around the nation were consulted, but none had any suggestion as to what to do about her condition. Eventually, her husband sold his business, and took his wife home to care for her. With the utmost love and devotion, he attended to her every need, but all that he ever received in return was a blank stare. One day, as his wife was sleeping, and he was there beside her, stroking her forehead, and kissing her on the cheek, praying that one day she’d come back to him; she suddenly opened her eyes, looked into her husband’s face and said, “Where have you been?” With tears of love and excitement rolling down his cheeks, he replied, “My darling, I’ve been right here. Right here patiently waiting for you to return.”
And so, the question I have for you is this, where is the Lord going to find you when He returns? Is He going to find you here in His house patiently waiting, or find you out there in the world, wasting the precious gift of life that He’s given you? I hope not! See you this Sunday.