Don’t Say Patience! | Advent Devotional 1

New Advent Imange

A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; From his roots a Branch will bear fruit. Isaiah 11:1 “Don’t say patience. I hate it when people say patience. Everyone says patience!” A wily Lutheran pastor spoke these cheeky-yet-dead-serious words to me in a 2015 job interview. He asked me what the Lord had […]