When we wait on the Lord, we are choosing to trust in Him and His timing. We are saying that we believe He knows what is best for us, even when we don’t understand His ways. Waiting can be hard, but it is always worth it when we see how He works everything out for our good.
Waiting on the Lord doesn’t mean that we sit around and do nothing. It means that we actively seek Him and His will for our lives. We pray and ask for guidance. We read His Word and meditate on it. We listen for His voice telling us what to do next. And then we take action based on what He has revealed to us.
Sometimes waiting on the Lord requires patience and endurance. We may have to go through difficult circumstances before we see the breakthrough He has promised us. But even in the waiting, we can have hope and peace because we know that He is in control and that His plan for us is always good.
If you are waiting on the Lord for something today, trust Him and His timing. He knows what is best for you, and He will work everything out for your good in His perfect way and in His perfect time.
What Does The Bible Say About Waiting On The Lord?
The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should hope and wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. (Lamentations 3:25-26)
The waiting period can be frustrating. We want things to happen immediately, but we need to trust that God has a plan and He knows what is best for us. His timing is perfect even though it might not seem like it at the moment.
If you are currently waiting on the Lord for something, know that He hears your prayers and He will answer in His perfect time. Be patient and keep seeking Him. Trust that He has a good plan for you and will work everything out for your good. (Jeremiah 29:11)
Waiting on the Lord doesn’t mean that we sit around doing nothing. We are still called to live our lives to the fullest and serve Him with all our hearts. As we wait, we need to stay focused on Him and continue trusting in His goodness. (Psalm 37:3-4)
The waiting period can be hard, but it is also a time of refinement. God uses this time to work in our lives and prepare us for what He has planned. Trust that He is faithful and He will never leave you or forsake you. (Hebrews 13:5)
If you are currently waiting on the Lord, know that you are not alone. Many others are in the same situation. Take comfort in knowing that God is faithful and He will answer your prayers in His perfect time.
Waiting on the Lord can be difficult, but it is also a time of growth. Trust in God’s goodness and know that He has a good plan for you. Be patient and keep seeking Him. He will never leave you or forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)
Bible Verses About Waiting On The Lord
1. Jeremiah 14:22
Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.
2. Romans 8:23
And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
3. Titus 2:13
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
4. Psalm 33:20
Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.
5. Psalm 123:2
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
6. Isaiah 30:18
And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.
7. Hosea 12:6
Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on thy God continually.
8. Isaiah 51:5
My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.
9. Psalm 27:14
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
10. Psalm 37:7
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
11. 1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
12. Hebrews 9:28
So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.
13. Genesis 49:18
I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.
14. Psalm 130:5
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
15. 1 Corinthians 1:7
So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
16. Micah 7:7
Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
17. Isaiah 8:17
And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.
18. Psalm 5:3
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
19. Psalm 39:7
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
20. Mark 15:43
Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
21. Luke 2:25
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
22. Psalm 25:5
Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
23. Galatians 5:5
For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
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