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.
(2012) Robert C. Crosby is a communicator, a ministry leader and writer. He is Professor of Practical Theology at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida.
He and his wife, Pamela, have pastored for over 25 years, in New York, Ohio, and Boston. He has served as a Vice President at Southeastern University and currently is training a new generation of young ministers there as Professor of Practical Theology.
Dr.Crosby has written several books including More Than A Savior which wasrecently released by Random House/Multnomah as a Kindle and Nook e-book. He hasa blog and column at Patheos.com andis a contributing writer to ChristianityToday, Leadership Journal and the Pentecostal Evangel. He has a new book coming out in October 2012 called The Teaming Church.
He and his wife, Pamela, have four children. Togethert hey have written two books for Focus on the Family entitled Conversation Starters for Couples and Conversation Starters for Parents & Kids. They also minister to families through Better Together, a conference andresource ministry to churches, families and leaders. He and Pamela speak at marriage conferences throughout the country.