The sovereign freedom inherent in the Lord's grace always means that his people are called to a faith that allows the future to remain in God's hands. That automatically means patience and tension are a built-in part of what faith involves, but it also means an openness to God's next act in history.
Friday, November 05, 2010
Patience, Tension, and Openness to What God Will Do
Those are components in faith, as explained in the book, Grace and Faith in the Old Testament, by one of my seminary professors, Ron Hals: