“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” — Psalm 27:14
WOW, sometimes it is very, very hard to wait on the LORD but it must be a very important thing to do, after all the Psalmist says “wait” more than once in this little verse. So that got me to wondering, what else does the Bible say about waiting on the Lord? What should we be doing — not doing while we wait? Let’s take a look.
Rest and Don’t fret
Rest in the Lord, 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.
Keep His way … be obedient to His word
Wait on the Lord, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
Don’t be ashamed of why you wait and don’t be confused about why you wait
Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.
Don’t forget that He is the One in Control of everything – even while you wait on Him
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until that he have mercy upon us. Read more