• John Kim

Attitude of Anticipation

Matthew 24:42 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” I had a soccer coach growing up named Jack Lis. His constant screaming left him short a few vocal chords and the permanent wad of tobacco in his cheek made for dark projectiles when he released his expletives. I had never experienced that sort of intensity when I came under his coaching care at the age of 8. One of Coach Lis’ favorite sayings (or shoutings) was “CRUSH YOUR OPPONENT WITH ANTICIPATION!!!” He taught us to keep our feet moving, our eyes scouring, and our minds projecting on where the ball could be headed next. His attitude of anticipation led to many championships. Jesus told us thousands of years ago to be ready for his return. His point was not that he’d come back tomorrow and in fact he stated many times that no one could know the day. His point was that an attitude of anticipation leads to victory on the battlefield. Lord, I love you. I pray that I have an attitude of anticipation today. I pray that I keep my feet moving, my eyes scouring and my mind projecting on where the ball is headed. For the enemy prowls like a roaring lion. Thank you that there is already victory. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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