Living Expectantly

Expectations

They can let us down, right?

Some folks have a theory of life: have low expectations, that way you’ll never be disappointed.

True. But I’m not sure the point of life is to never be disappointed. Why then, we’d never need Jesus!

And yet, I fear we still have low expectations of what Jesus can do. We don’t expect miracles or to be healed. We don’t expect that we can do anything with him who gives us strength. We don’t expect that God is working everything in our lives toward the good. We don’t expect that God is bigger and more awesome than we can even expect.

The church year is designed to lead us into expectation: Advent – waiting for Christmas. Lent – walking toward the cross and the resurrection. The season of Pentecost or Ordinary Time – watching what Jesus is doing.

And yet, I fear we still have low expectations of what Jesus can do.

Look at Mark 5:21-43. A woman expects that just by touching Jesus’ robe she will be healed. A man expects that Jesus can heal his daughter. These are examples of people living expectantly.

We need that.

We’ll be looking for you tomorrow as we gather expectedly to worship our God who never disappoints (in the long run.) 9:00 or 10:30 am. It won’t be the same without you.

Grace be with you,

Vikki

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