Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord.
7 Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord. Consider the farmer who waits patiently for the coming of rain in the fall and spring, looking forward to the precious fruit of the earth. 8 You also must wait patiently, strengthening your resolve, because the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Don’t complain about each other, brothers and sisters, so that you won’t be judged. Look! The judge is standing at the door!
10 Brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of patient resolve and steadfastness.
Experience the spirit of Christmas brought to life in the latest Cape Light novel.
Reverend Ben has been ignoring his health recently and it's finally caught up with him-he's developed a heart problem, and requires bypass surgery. Since Ben will need six weeks' recuperation and physical rehab, interim minister Isabel Moran is assigned to the congregation.
Is this health setback a sign from above that it's time for Ben to move on to a new phase of his life? As Ben grows stronger and gets back to his old self, he starts to wonder if he's really ready to celebrate his final Christmas as pastor of the church in Cape Light that has been his life's work. After all, Christmas is a time for giving, but retiring and presenting Isabel with his much treasured job might be the biggest test of faith Ben has ever had to face...