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"Different Time Zones" - Powered by 4 - July 8, 2010

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Thursday, July 8

Different Time Zones

today's reading.
2 Peter 3:1-13    This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder...
2 Peter 3

think about it.
What does Peter warn against (3:1-6)? How will the day of the Lord come (3:8-10)? What are we to be doing as we wait?

the blog.
By our nature, we're impatient (some of us maybe a little more than others). We want and like things on our timetable. Peter is tuned into this tendency we have and, as a result, warns us about doubting God's timetable. He reminds us in verse 8 "that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day." But then encourages us in verse 9 with these sweet words: "The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance." 

So what are some things we can do to help us remember that God's timetable is different than ours and that His is most important? Tami W.

 

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