36 Bible Verses about Waiting For God's Timing
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I rely on the Lord, I rely on him with my whole being; I wait for his assuring word.
The one true God acts in a faithful manner; the Lord's promise is reliable; he is a shield to all who take shelter in him.
For this reason the Lord is ready to show you mercy; he sits on his throne, ready to have compassion on you. Indeed, the Lord is a just God; all who wait for him in faith will be blessed.
Rely on the Lord! Be strong and confident! Rely on the Lord!
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some regard slowness, but is being patient toward you, because he does not wish for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
"Be patient with me a little longer and I will instruct you, for I still have words to speak on God's behalf.
For the music director; By David, a psalm. I relied completely on the Lord, and he turned toward me and heard my cry for help.
You determine my destiny! Rescue me from the power of my enemies and those who chase me.
For I, the Lord, will speak. Whatever word I speak will be accomplished. It will not be delayed any longer. Indeed in your days, O rebellious house, I will speak the word and accomplish it, declares the sovereign Lord.'"
The least of you will multiply into a thousand; the smallest of you will become a large nation. When the right time comes, I the Lord will quickly do this!"
How much less, then, when you say that you do not perceive him, that the case is before him and you are waiting for him!
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."
Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!
All of your creatures wait for you to provide them with food on a regular basis.
During the evening, morning, and noontime I will lament and moan, and he will hear me.
Since man's days are determined, the number of his months is under your control; you have set his limit and he cannot pass it.
God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time, but he has also placed ignorance in the human heart so that people cannot discover what God has ordained, from the beginning to the end of their lives.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.
Look, God is my deliverer! I will trust in him and not fear. For the Lord gives me strength and protects me; he has become my deliverer."
He made the moon to mark the months, and the sun sets according to a regular schedule.
For the message is a witness to what is decreed; it gives reliable testimony about how matters will turn out. Even if the message is not fulfilled right away, wait patiently; for it will certainly come to pass -- it will not arrive late.
Commit your future to the Lord! Trust in him, and he will act on your behalf.
And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under his mighty hand
This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints -- those who obey God's commandments and hold to their faith in Jesus.
So then, do not judge anything before the time. Wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the motives of hearts. Then each will receive recognition from God.
For he says, "I heard you at the acceptable time, and in the day of salvation I helped you." Look, now is the acceptable time; look, now is the day of salvation!
You also be patient and strengthen your hearts, for the Lord's return is near.
"But as for that day and hour no one knows it -- not even the angels in heaven -- except the Father alone.
But when the appropriate time had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
"Indeed, my plans are not like your plans, and my deeds are not like your deeds,
When the people saw that Moses delayed in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said to him, "Get up, make us gods that will go before us. As for this fellow Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him!"
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;
After some time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, thinking, "I asked the Lord for him.
He waited for seven days, the time period indicated by Samuel. But Samuel did not come to Gilgal, and the army began to abandon Saul.
So the Lord's anger was kindled against the Israelites, and he made them wander in the wilderness for forty years, until all that generation that had done wickedly before the Lord was finished.
- Timing (3 instances)