Wait on the Lord. Wait is the Hardest Word

For any of you who are waiting.

Waiting is hard. It can wear you out, or wear your patience thin.

I’m not good at waiting. Patience has never been my strong suit. Fortunately, God keeps giving me practice to sharpen those skills, and verses to help renew my strength.

When I’ve been waiting a long time, I feel like Joshua, shuffling through a rut, following my own dust cloud around the same walls again, and again.

But in the times when I feel most discouraged, God’s ready to work a miracle.

Joshua 6:15
On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched around the city seven times in the same manner, except that on that day they circled the city seven times. 16 The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the army, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city!

Proverbs 16:3
Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

Proverbs 3:6
in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Psalm 55:22
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you;

Psalm 62:5
Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.

Psalm 130:5
I wait for the LORD, I rely on him with my whole being; I wait for his assuring word.

Psalm 37:4-5
Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the LORD. Trust in him and he will act:

Psalm 27:14
Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage from him; wait for the LORD!

More verses about waiting on the Lord:
Bible Verses on Patience
Bible Verses about Waiting for God
29 Bible Verses

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