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.
What is the power of God? Revered professor Daniel Migliore here shows how different it is from the powers that surround us. First demonstrating the ways the triune God’s power is at work in the world, providing meaning and form to the Christian life, he concludes with a chapter looking at the power of God in the witness of both Christianity and Islam.
“With his trademark clarity and passion, Migliore calls Christian disciples to reassess our understanding of the power of God. Artfully weaving stories, historic and biblical references, and keen theological insights, he presents a compelling critique of our grasp of the gods of power. I anticipate sharing this text and its helpful study questions with my congregation, just as I recommend it to others.”—Carrie N. Mitchell, First Presbyterian Church, Pittsford, New York