“Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?” (Matthew 11:3). John the Baptist asked this question of Christ. John was in deep trouble; he was in jail and Jesus was silent. Anytime the faithful suffer the consequences of the faithless….anytime a person does a good deed but suffers evil results…they spend time in the dungeon of doubt.
Clouds of doubt are created when the warm, moist air of our expectations meet the cold air of God’s silence. You may learn what John the Baptist did: that the problem is not so much in God’s silence as it is in our ability to hear God’s solution.
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