Every single drought ends with rain — but we need to learn to wait for the rain!

There is a great difference between waiting and procrastinating.

According to the dictionary, to wait means, ‘delay action until a particular time or occurrence,’ whereas procrastination means, ‘putting things off until tomorrow’.

If farming taught me one thing, it was to learn to wait. It is a discipline which is sadly lacking in society today.

We live in an age where everything is instant: instant coffee, drive-through meals, ATM machines, cell phones and microwave cooking, etc. We have been patiently waiting for rain so that the new planting season in our area can begin, and it has just arrived. Thank You, Jesus! If we want to realize our vision, the dream in our lives, then we must learn to be patient. You see, every single drought ends with rain, and that is a fact, but we need to wait for that rain.

In your case, it could be your husband or wife. Maybe you are waiting to fall pregnant and it is taking very long. Or maybe it could be starting up your own business. Whether it is to graduate from university or to make that provincial sports team, you need to wait for God’s perfect timing.

Abraham was a farmer, and he learned to WAIT on God because he knew the Father would not disappoint him. In fact he waited 100 years for his son Isaac. Abraham was known as the friend of God. James 2:23.

God does not use impulsive people, He uses folk who will wait for Him. Gal 6:9 says, ‘And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.’
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