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Wait on the Lord to Renew Strength

In Isaiah 40:41, it tells us that those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength.  Please note that verse in detail.  It says that those who wait upon the Lord shall mount up like eagles and fly, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

Do you note the process here?

We all start off flying like eagles when it comes to doing the work of the Kingdom.  But there is a point at which we slow down a bit, but we are still running like deer, but all of us come to that point where we are just about making it.  We are walking along and hoping that we don’t faint.  But the scripture is clear when it says that if we wait upon the Lord we shall be renewed.

- Tony Campolo, "Tired Exhausted Ministry," Red Letter Christians blog, February 22, 2011