>> Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Or if you are an instant gratification type of person, just wrap it in Saran wrap and pop it in the microwave. In a few minutes you’ll have an eatable potato … but you can never call it a baked one. And there is no way to compare the two.
They had forgotten that to Jesus, a day is like a thousand years and a thousand years is like a day. Jesus is not being slow in His return. He is being patient … for the sake of the one who has not yet believed.
He is definitely not an instant gratification type.
“After saying this, he was taken up into a cloud while they were watching, and they could no longer see him. As they strained to see him rising into heaven, two white-robed men suddenly stood among them. “Men of
Galilee,” they said, “why are you standing here staring into heaven? Jesus has been taken from you into heaven, but someday he will return from heaven in the same way you saw him go!” Acts 1:9-11