Some social scientists conducted an experiment about delayed gratification involving children and marshmallows. Perhaps you've seen the video, but here it is for your enjoyment:
It's soooo hard to wait for something good! As the saying goes, "a watched pot never boils" - or at least it seems that way!
It's all the more difficult to wait for relief when you're in the midst of suffering. So what are we supposed to do? James continues to give us practical advice and instructions in chapter 5, verses 7-11. That's what we'll be looking at this coming Sunday, July 17th: how Faith Works with Patience. I hope you'll be able to join us.
Thoughts about living as a Jesus follower and life at Community Covenant Church