A Prayer for Timing
By Meg Bucher
“He replied, “The Father alone has the authority to set those dates and times, and they are not for you to know. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” – Acts 1:7-8 NLT
There are a million reasons I would like to race into the future and see what my daughters are going to do with their lives so I know how best to prepare them for it. It would be nice if we had a time machine to see when relationships would work and when we need to prepare for the fallout of heartbreak. It’s difficult to open ourselves up to the possibility of friendship when we have no idea if it will work out long-term for us. We are always searching for a guarantee in life.
Luke recorded the verses above to remind the disciples God holds the authority over all dates and times. “They are not for you to…