20 Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our help and our shield.
Our cell phone vibrates or rings while we are driving our car, and in our impatience to know what the call or text contains, we take our eyes off the road so that we can know immediately who is contacting us. This scenario ends in tragedy for hundreds of people each year who die trying to know now, rather than waiting until later to check their phone.
That reflects our age. Our attention spans are short, and we want things in a hurry. Our watchwords are now, instant, quick, fast, rush.
The Lord doesn’t work that way. To Him, a thousand years are like a day, and a day is like a thousand years. He’s in no hurry; He dwells in eternity. He knows our needs, and He works in His timing to do what’s best. He waited four hundred years after the Old Testament to send the Messiah. Jesus waited till the fourth watch to rescue His disciples of the Sea of Galilee (Matthew 14:25).
The Bible tells us to wait on the Lord. Once we’ve done our best, we have to leave things in His hands and give Him time to work. Don’t think God is inactive. In our waiting, He is working. He will work all for good – in His time.
I have a passion for the history of America and its founding. I am a patriot and am very concerned about the direction our country is heading. I believe we were founded on Judaeo-Christian principles. I believe the direction of our country for the last forty-five years has taken away the very foundation that our country was built upon.
I was born and raised in Sacramento, California. I served four years in the United States Air Force. I am retired and living in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have been married for forty years and have three children and four grandchildren. I am an ordained chaplain and minister at Southern Hills Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada....I, Leon, am the author of “One Nation Under God: A Factual History of America’s Religious Heritage.”
It is a study of our Founding Fathers; their beliefs, their goals and their history. It uses the direct words of the Founding Fathers from personal letters, personal Bible notes, and many more substantiated sources.
The book follows the spiritual direction of our country from the time the Puritans landed in the new world up to today. Our nation’s loss of faith in God and how that loss has impacted our society is profiled. It includes quotes from some of the people that had the most influence on the growth of our once great nation and some of the people and events that have caused our nation to decline economically, socially, and morally.
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