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.
Challenging the church to break the yoke of middle-class captivity and join with Christ who lives among the poor and marginalized, Tex Sample addresses exactly what kind of worship, preaching, and Christian education meet the needs of hard-living people.
Sample presents a revealing look at the church and its interactions and motivations for involvement with hard-living people. It also provides practical, positive steps that will help you minister to them more effectively.