Note the positives and negatives in this passage which are woven together as part of the waiting process as one trusts confidently in the Lord. But the more I thought about it, the truer it became. Rouse yourself to punish all the nations; spare none of those who treacherously plot evil. I find my faith walk to be driven by one of my favorite scriptures; James 1:12. Don't hold up your blessings any longer.
Here are several suggestions: 1. People call this a progressive type healing when they see this occur with the Lord. Sometimes the consolation or word or sign never comes and decisions are going to need to be made. The concept of waiting on God is directly connected to hoping in God. We trusted in him, and he saved us! Rather, we need to spend time seeking Him. Prayer: Father, I cry out to you right now. So I will send a fire upon the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.
And if God wants a particular trial to last for a little season in our lives so He can work in us what He needs to for our own spiritual growth in Him, then we will need to have the patience to wait on His timing as to when He will deliver us from the trial. I wondered if a plan existed at all. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. Now hope that is seen is not hope. Included in this might be our need to examine and evaluate our motives and attitudes, our values and priorities, and our goals and objectives in life. One of the things I have found out in my own personal walk with the Lord is that many of the times, He will have a much slower way of working things than I ever thought He would. He is Immanuel, God with us.
These desires are not in themselves sinful. He is your rest and the treasure you seek. If you are running late, you probably feel guilty about it. And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you; and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for Jehovah is a God of justice; blessed are all they that wait for him. I have kept silent from ages past; I have kept quiet and restrained.
The Bible promises comfort for those who remain steadfast and patient, even when faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges. Here David used the pictures of an immovable rock and a impregnable stronghold. Then wait on the Lord as the One who will provide, but be careful to wait according to His timing and purposes. I need a new place to live as my landlord is wanting to remodel his home. Psalm 39:7 And now, Lord, for what do I wait? Daily we walked and watched the fields to see that the water lever was just right. My God will hear me.
Instead of being scandalized by our sins, let our sin become true godly sorrow that leads to repentance. Jesus knew hunger, hatred, love, pain and every other emotion we feel every day. Develop an appetite for learning. I am a man who simply wants to walk in the will of God. Waiting and having patience is a topic where there are many Bible verses to choose from. For the sake of My name I will delay My wrath; for the sake of My praise I will restrain it, so that you will not be cut off.
He will tell you how to change the way you think about certain matters. How many times have you seen people start to grimace, squirm, and moan when things start to slow down more than usual in a check out line? And why have you become disturbed within me? לֽוֹ׃ lōw Preposition third person masculine singular 18 And therefore. This will usually lead to pain and frustration and many times sin. And, indeed, we are His children. One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.
What happens when we wait? Also, we usually have messed up our lives debt, poor eating and exercise habits that lead to disease, not being led in our education or jobs so we are anxious to get things fixed and corrected. Self love is generally esteemed infamous and contemptible among men. But, we were still separated and it pained our Father. Thus, the emphasis of the Bible is that our waiting is a waiting on or waiting for the Lord and His lovingkindness. In this letter, Paul describes God giving comfort to one person so that he or she will be equipped to pass on that comfort to someone else. This element of waiting, however, is the most difficult aspect of all for two reasons.
Verses 2, 9a, and 10 are absolutely true of everything that is rooted in time and not in eternity. But, what if God was the one waiting on you? If you like what you're reading, you can get free daily updates through the. Reminds me of the movie Bruce Almighty. James 1:12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which to those who love him. And when God does not answer some of our prayers as fast as we think He should, we once more tend to get very impatient. When we think of waiting, what comes to mind? He sometimes allows us to live by our own strategies and substitutes through the energy of the flesh.
Waiting for God to Bring Children in Your Marriage Another area where I have seen God make people wait for a certain period of time before He actually makes it happens is in the area of when a married couple will get pregnant and bring children into the world. See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. Perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of waiting is learning to hold the negatives and the positives in proper balance. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand. Even when it seems to cost us everything.