Episode 574: Worth the Wait

Episode 574 February 02, 2023 00:09:59
Episode 574: Worth the Wait
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Episode 574: Worth the Wait

Feb 02 2023 | 00:09:59

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Show Notes

Waiting on God is not only difficult; sometimes it seems impossible. We want things to happen in our own timing, according to our plans. But God doesn’t operate on our schedules, and if we expect that He will, we will be sorely disappointed.

 

Waiting on God means going without answers to prayer, wondering why the wicked seem to prosper, and having desires delayed and hope deferred. God has a greater perspective of life’s events, and His perspective, plans, and timing are perfect and holy, because He is perfect and holy. The psalmist tells us in Psalm 18:30 that “as for God, His way is perfect.” If God’s ways are “perfect,” then we can trust that whatever He does—and whatever His timing—is also perfect. When we grasp that fact, waiting on God is not only made less difficult, it may even become joyful.

 

Additional scriptures referenced include 1 Samuel 13; Isaiah 40:31; Philippians 4:6; Matthew 8:26; Genesis 15:4; Isaiah 46:10; Genesis 41:1; Genesis 37:2; Psalm 33:20; and Proverbs 13:12.

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