When it comes to ministry, sometimes the Lord will bring you into a season of waiting. There are many reasons for it. Here are three of the most common:
- To develop and prepare you further for the task He’s given you.
- To prepare your audience for what you have to give them.
- To protect His plan.
A great example of the third reason (to protect His plan) is found in the early life of Christ.
When Jesus was a child, an angel appeared to His father Joseph in a dream and told him to move Jesus and his wife Mary from Israel to Egypt. The reason — to protect Jesus from Herod, a man who was threatened by Jesus and obsessed with killing Him.[Continue Reading…]