Waiting on God

Waiting on God

Jesus comfort

Isaiah 40:29
He gives strength to the weary, and to him who lacks might He increases power.

A little farther on in this chapter, God gives the key to how to obtain this strength and power from God in verse 31.

That verse says we are to wait for the Lord. That waiting is not a finger-drumming, toe-tapping, hurry-up-God, kind of wait. This is a looking for, a hoping in, and expecting God to act on our behalf.

There are two kinds of hoping. One is a “Oh, I hope something good happens.”

The kind of hope spoken of here is a trusting in who God is—the all-seeing, all-powerful God who loves me beyond my comprehension. The God who knows the end from the beginning, who has my best interest at heart. The God whose purpose is to mature me through all circumstances. The God who I put my faith and trust in to do what’s best for me, even if I can’t see the purpose today. It’s a trusting in His best for me at all times. A quiet expectation based on these truths.

Are you in need of His strength and power today? Ask Him.

Lord Jesus, I rest in Your arms knowing You are in control,
Because You love me beyond measure, and are for me and not against me,
I look for and expect You to act in Your perfect timing and way.
Thank You for Your provision.

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One thought on “Waiting on God

  1. But remember to do his work while you are waiting.
    Some thoughts on how God gets things done. A good person died and went to heaven. When they met God they complained about the pain and suffering in the world and ask why he didn’t do anything about it. God replied, “I did, I sent you”. —– “When the coach calls you off the bench, you have to make the play.” Comment of American coloured bus driver who stopped his bus and talked a girl into not jumping from a bridge. — This must be what Shakespeare meant when he wrote; “Some remedies within ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven.” — The hands that help are holier then the lips that pray!

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