I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless He sees that it is good for him to wait.
Wedding vows are not a declaration of present love but a mutually binding promise of future love. A wedding should not be primarily a celebration of how loving you feel now-that can safely be assumed. Rather, in a wedding you stand up before God, your family, and all the main institutions of society, and you promise to be loving, faithful, and true to the other person in the future, regardless of undulating internal feelings or external circumstances.
Very often when I come to church my feelings are uppermost in my mind. This is natural. We are human, we are ‘selves’, and it takes no effort at all to feel. But worship is not a feeling. Worship is not an experience. Worship is an act, and this takes discipline. We are to worship ‘in spirit and in truth’. Never mind about the feelings. We are to worship in spite of them.
“Our culture doesn’t love love; It loves the idea of love. It wants the emotion without the sacrifice.”
— Matt Chandler”
There are only two kinds of people in the world, biblically. Slaves of sin and slaves of righteousness. So what is freedom? Freedom is being so in love with Christ that you do exactly what you want to do and it accords with His will. Freedom is doing what you want to do and not regretting it in a thousand years. Freedom is seeing and savoring the supremacy of Christ so intensely that you are His totally. That’s freedom. The more satisfied you are in Jesus, the more free you are.