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.
This breezy and engaging book will delight the Dr. Seuss fan in all of us! Robert Short looks at spirituality in the stories of children’s book author and illustrator Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel arguing that Geisel was “a first-class Christian thinker.” The book explores Green Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and others.
Short writes in the Introduction, “When I first became acquainted with his books and was struck by the many parallels I saw between his work and what is said in the Bible and by Christian faith, I considered these similarities to be merely ‘happy accidents.’ Today I still see these parallels as ‘happy,’ but I’m now convinced that they are not merely ‘accidents.’”