36 Bible Verses about Waiting For God's Timing
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As for God, His way is blameless;
The word of the Lord is tried;
He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Therefore the Lord longs to be gracious to you,
And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you.
For the Lord is a God of justice;
How blessed are all those who long for Him.
Wait for the Lord;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the Lord.
The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
I waited patiently for the Lord;
And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
My times are in Your hand;
Deliver me from the hand of my enemies and from those who persecute me.
For I the Lord will speak, and whatever word I speak will be performed. It will no longer be delayed, for in your days, O rebellious house, I will speak the word and perform it,” declares the Lord God.’”
For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
I said, “I will guard my ways
That I may not sin with my tongue;
I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle
While the wicked are in my presence.”
Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
Evening and morning and at noon, I will complain and murmur,
And He will hear my voice.
“Since his days are determined,
The number of his months is with You;
And his limits You have set so that he cannot pass.
He has made everything appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, yet so that man will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.
But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
“Behold, God is my salvation,
I will trust and not be afraid;
For the Lord God is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation.”
He made the moon for the seasons;
The sun knows the place of its setting.
“For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail.
Though it tarries, wait for it;
For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
Commit your way to the Lord,
Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men’s hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.
for He says,
“At the acceptable time I listened to you,
And on the day of salvation I helped you.”
Behold, now is “the acceptable time,” behold, now is “the day of salvation”—
You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.
“But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
Now when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people assembled about Aaron and said to him, “Come, make us a god who will go before us; as for this Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him.”
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
So the Lord’s anger burned against Israel, and He made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until the entire generation of those who had done evil in the sight of the Lord was destroyed.