Isaiah ERV In the same way, I will not cause pain without allowing something new to be born." The LORD says this: "I promise that if I cause you the pain of birth, I will not stop you from having your new nation." Your God said this.
God prepares leaders in a slow-cooker, not in a microwave oven. More important than the awaited goal is the work God does in us while we wait. Waiting deepens and matures us, levels our perspective, and broadens our understanding. by JCM
Sometimes God keeps us awake, or randomly wakes us up at night to pray for friends, enemies, anyone or anything. He even gives us spiritual dreams to tell us what we're supposed to pray for, that's awesome.
Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness! In the book, Arbeely tells Armhad that faith is believing in something even without proof, because you know it in your heart to be true.