Waiting For God's Timing
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As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is proven: he is a shield to all those that trust in him.
And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of justice: blessed are all they that wait for him.
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
My times are in your hand: deliver me from the hand of my enemies, and from them that persecute me.
For I am the LORD: I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall come to pass; it shall no more be delayed: for in your days, O rebellious house, will I say the word, and will perform it, says the Lord GOD.
[To the Chief Musician. To Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.] I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked are before me.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.
Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.
Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with you, you have appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;
He has made every thing beautiful in its time: also he has put eternity in men's hearts, so that no man can find out the work that God does from the beginning to the end.
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD GOD is my strength and my song; he also has become my salvation.
He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knows its going down.
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.
Commit your way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
(For he says, I have heard you in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I helped you: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)
Be also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.
But of that day and hour knows no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, who shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we know not what has become of him.
Preach the word; be diligent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
And the LORD'S anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed.