Often times we pray, and then we wait, and pray some more and wait some more. The Bible tells us to let patience have its perfect work, knowing that it is a fruit of the Spirit, and having the hope that God will use our waiting to build us up into the person He wants us to be. But is it true that good things come to those who wait?
“Good Things Come to Those Who Wait” – Bible or Not?
While patience is indeed a virtue, let us not confuse waiting on God with inaction. If good things truly do come to those who wait, then why do anything at all? Just wait, and it will come, whatever “it” is. See what the Bible says about how to balance patience with action?
Whenever something bad happens to someone who has done bad things, we quite often hear the saying that their chickens have come home to roost. What a strange saying! On the surface wouldn’t you think that having your chickens, or any of your livestock coming home, is a good thing? Somewhere along the way, the idea of a curse returning back on the head of an evil doer became associated with chickens coming home to roost. Is this Biblical?
“Curses, like chickens, come home to roost” – Bible or Not?
The origins and history of the quote “chickens coming home to roost” begins with…
Lately I’ve been hearing today’s quote a lot; maybe more people are saying it these days or maybe I’m just noticing it. It’s the idea that if you’re a good person, then you deserve good things and those things will surely come to you. But is it really true that good things happen to good people? Don’t bad things happen to good people too? And what does the Bible say about it?
“Good Things Happen to Good People” – Anonymous
Today’s quote seems to be one of those sayings that is part of our cultural consciousness. Let’s see if there is any Biblical truth to it…