There is a place being prepared for us, Jesus told his disciples in John 14:2-4. We simply need to wait until the day the Lord returns to take us all there together to be with him.
- 1 Who in the Bible had to wait upon the Lord?
- 2 What does it mean to wait for the Lord?
- 3 What happens when you wait on God?
- 4 What happens when we don’t wait on God?
- 5 What Bible says about impatience?
- 6 Why did Joseph wait for 13 years?
- 7 What are the benefits of waiting on God?
- 8 What is Samson’s weakness?
- 9 What Scripture talks about waiting on the Lord?
- 10 How does waiting on the Lord renew your strength?
- 11 Why does God make us wait so long?
- 12 What does waiting on God teach us?
- 13 What God says about waiting?
- 14 What is the importance of waiting?
Who in the Bible had to wait upon the Lord?
Jeremiah 14:22 (KJV) “ 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.”
What does it mean to wait for the Lord?
In the scriptures, the word wait means to hope, to anticipate, and to trust. To hope and trust in the Lord requires faith, patience, humility, meekness, long-suffering, keeping the commandments, and enduring to the end. To wait upon the Lord means planting the seed of faith and nourishing it (see Alma 32:41).
What happens when you wait on God?
The Bible says, “Yet those who wait for the LORD will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary ” (Is. 40:31 NAS). You will grow closer to God, get stronger, have endurance, and reflect the Savior more in the end.
What happens when we don’t wait on God?
The moral of the story is, when you don’t wait on the Lord, you end up with consequences that hurt or nag you in the end. The Lord knows what’s best for us and that’s why he wants us to wait for his appointed time to make things happen.
What Bible says about impatience?
Proverbs 14:29 “Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.”
Why did Joseph wait for 13 years?
“Joseph waited over 13 years before his prophetic promise was fulfilled. Moses waited 40 years before he had his divine encounter with the flaming voice of God. Waiting is not wasted time, it is secluded time giving God the opportunity to form our inner being and prepare us for glory.
What are the benefits of waiting on God?
*Waiting on God helps us to focus on the purpose and direction for our life according to God’s will. It’s important to take time to be still before God, falling deeply into Him, so we confidently know God’s will as we live out our daily lives.
What is Samson’s weakness?
Samson confessed that he would lose his strength “if my head were shaved ” (Judges 16:15- 17). While he slept, the faithless Delilah brought in a Philistine who cut Samson’s hair, draining his strength.
What Scripture talks about waiting on the Lord?
Psalm 27:14 – “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” 3. 2 Peter 3:9 – “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”
How does waiting on the Lord renew your strength?
Since the effort required to do simple tasks when we are weary increases greatly, there is a tendency to faint or give up. But those who wait upon the Lord shall not faint, because their strength is renewed while they wait. Waiting upon the Lord is like resting in Him while He recharges our batteries.
Why does God make us wait so long?
Perhaps you’re waiting because God wants to show you how the Kingdom works. The gift God wants to give you is too good to be made in a microwave. God wants us to press into his presence and wait patiently before his throne. He’s calling us to come before him with thanksgiving even if we’re still waiting on a promise.
What does waiting on God teach us?
As we wait upon the Lord, we are to grow in knowledge of him and his commands for us. And we are to be diligent to seek him and apply his law to our lives.
What God says about waiting?
” I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.” “Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.” “But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” “The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”
What is the importance of waiting?
Waiting creates space in your life, precious time to get in touch with what is going on inside you. It creates space to come to grips with what makes your heart beat faster–what is important to you. Don’t waste it by filling it with rushing or busyness.