Those who wait for God to keep His promises will not be disappointed. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Let us not discompose ourselves at what we see in this world. Micah realized that he could not personally change these conditions. He lived during the reign of wicked King Ahaz, a time when all sorts of corruption prevailed. Are you wondering why the answer hasn't come yet? It is when the ungodly prosper that the righteous are apt to repine.
James compares our situation to that of a farmer. What is our role in the battle? See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. Fill your lungs and hold the air in for a few seconds before slowly breathing out for another 3 or 4 seconds. Take the time to enjoy those things and have gratitude for your present life, while still looking forward to the future. Rest in Jehovah, 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. During part of this time, unfaithful King Saul pursued David, seeking to kill him. Waiting on the Lord involves being at rest in the Lord.
As we contemplate how well things worked out for them, we too will be encouraged to show a waiting attitude. It is only necessary in the face of opposition. This could be preparing for failure and thinking of an alternative way forward. For the director of music. What can help us when we face difficult circumstances? Why is more required of us than just waiting for Jehovah to fulfill his promises? In truth, our only responsibility is to trust that God will provide the strength to hold on, and then act accordingly to our faith in that promise. As we meditate on their examples, it is good for us to remember how long they had to wait, why they were willing to wait, and what blessings resulted from their patience.
Our role is to trust that the Holy Spirit does live within us, and ask Him for strength to persevere in whatever situation we find ourselves in. If God answered right away, many of us would be ill-prepared to handle His solution. He has set the supreme example of being willing to wait. It was at the Hills store in Benwood yes it was that long ago. Their time on earth is reckoned by days, which will soon be numbered; but heavenly happiness shall be for ever.
When people patiently and expectantly wait on God in the midst of horrible circumstances, suddenly God breaks through. To wait on the Lord we need a heart responsive to the Word of God, a focus on the things of heaven, and a patience rooted in faith. At times, waiting may be difficult, but the Lord gives us His grace to live a holy life. Then All of a Sudden. There are times when God wants us to wait before He gives the answers; this is to teach us patience and in the process of the waiting period, we learn to lean on the Lord. In this Article: Everyone has to wait in queues, for deliveries, for exam results, and for all sorts of other things. He cannot speed up the time.
They did not focus just on themselves and their personal comfort. I've waited and waited and nothing's happened. And I believe how we wait will determine how long we wait. Rouse yourself to punish all the nations; spare none of those who treacherously plot evil. No writer enforces upon us more earnestly than David the duty of awaiting God's pleasure ; ; ; , etc. God filled the psalmist with joy, as well as peace in believing.
Abraham had to wait many years before his grandsons Esau and Jacob were born See paragraphs 9, 10 9, 10. There is purpose in the process. So do not be disheartened. The covenant Jehovah made with Abraham started to take effect on Nisan 14, 1943 B. Sometimes we find ourselves in such horrible messes that it's hard to imagine waiting one more second.
For the end, a Psalm of David. This aspect of patience is highlighted at. Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Secondary roads in many areas of West Virginia, including ours, are near-disasters. Additionally, the Bible urges us to accept willingly the need to wait. The idea of waiting on the Lord is not like waiting for the dentist in the waiting room thank goodness! To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.