When I think of the word renew, I think of something I can do. I can renew a library book or marriage vows. Renew means to take action—to make like new, or to begin again.
Except when renew means to wait.
My word for this year is renew. God chose it for me and when He shared it with me, I knew it meant He would be the One to do the renewing.
It is totally in God's character to bring renewal to His children and in the details of our lives. However, it's not so much in my character to wait...but I'm learning.
When God says He will renew, I believe He means it. It also means He will decide what He makes new, when, and how. He will make it happen—His way and in His time.
It means I must wait. Patiently.
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I wonder, does God have you in a place of waiting right now?
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