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Spiritual Muscle Development

January 26, 2011

Paul David Tripp has become one of my favorite (top 3) authors whom God has brought my way in the past 18 months. He writes today at Desiring God on Spiritual Muscle Development (i.e., waiting).

When God asks you to wait, what happens to your spiritual muscles? While you wait, do your spiritual muscles grow bigger and stronger or do they grow flaccid and atrophied? Waiting for the Lord isn’t about God forgetting you, forsaking you, or being unfaithful to his promises. It’s actually God giving you time to consider his glory and to grow stronger in faith. Remember, waiting isn’t just about what you are hoping for at the end of the wait, but also about what you will become as you wait.

It’s a tremendous article and you can read the rest here.

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