What are you waiting for? ‘hey Dad, how long till we open our presents?’ Remember when you counted down the days till Christmas? Maybe you still do. Christmas is a time of waiting. It always has been. People waited hundreds of years for Jesus to come the first time. We are waiting for Jesus to come again as he promised.
One of the oldest prayers in the Old Testament was just a few words: ‘How long Lord?’ It’s totally a prayer we can keep praying now. As we wait for Christmas to come, let’s pray for God’s Kingdom to come more too. Let’s pray for an end to injustice and loneliness and the ongoing struggle with sin.