Waiting Well

June 2, 2024   /   Wellspring Church

Waiting Well

When God Says, “Wait on Me!”

 

WAIT on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; WAIT, I say, on the LORD!

Psalm 27:14

 

Waiting is not just something we have to do while we get what we . Waiting is the of who God wants us to be.

 

But Those who WAIT upon the Lord shall receive new strength. They will mount wings like an eagle and fly. They will run and not grow weary. They walk and not faint

Isaiah 40:30

 

The Hebrew word for WAIT:
QAVAH means:
To “” like strands of a rope twisted into one. A three fold chord that cannot be easily broken.

 

A threefold cord is not easily broken.

Ecclesiastes 4:12

 

Whatever you do [whatever your task may be], put forth your very best effort as [something done] for the Lord
and not for man.

Colossians 3:23

 

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.

Galatians 6:9

 

WAITING is the confident, disciplined, expectant, active, and sometimes painful clinging to God, knowing we will reap a reward.

 

WAITING is meant to us in the of .

 

(1) Why The Waiting?

 

To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

 

(1) Why The Waiting?
(2) Waiting Reveals Our True Motives and Character.

 

Therefore, I will allure her. And bring her into the wilderness, And I will speak tenderly to her [to reconcile her to Me].

Hosea 2:14

 

(1) Why The Waiting?
(2) Waiting Reveals Our True Motives and Character.
(3) Waiting Builds Trust and Patience.

 

Lean not on your own understanding, but in all our ways acknowledge God and He promises to direct our paths.

Proverbs 3:5-6

 

If we can’t and trust God to fulfill things, we won’t be able to God and WAIT for the things.

 

He who is faithful in a very little thing is also faithful in much; and he who is dishonest in a very little thing is
also dishonest in much.

Luke 16:10

 

So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you! Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised.

Hebrews 10:35

 

(1) Why The Waiting?
(2) Waiting Reveals Our True Motives and Character.
(3) Waiting Builds Trust and Patience.
(4) Waiting Builds Intimacy and Dependency On God.

 

They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season.Their leaves never wither,
and they prosper in all they do.

Psalms 1:3

 

As for me, I look to the Lord for help. I WAIT confidently for God to save me, and my God will certainly hear me.

Micah 7:7

 

(1) Why The Waiting?
(2) Waiting Reveals Our True Motives and Character.
(3) Waiting Builds Trust and Patience.
(4) Waiting Builds Intimacy and Dependency On God.
(5) God Reveals What’s In Our Heart In The Waiting.

 

And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.

Ezekiel 36:26

 

(1) Why The Waiting?
(2) Waiting Reveals Our True Motives and Character.
(3) Waiting Builds Trust and Patience.
(4) Waiting Builds Intimacy and Dependency On God.
(5) God Reveals What’s In Our Heart In The Waiting.
(6) We Are Trained By The Pain In The Waiting.

 

(1) Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. (3) For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. (4) So let it grow, for when your endurance
is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete,
needing nothing.

James 1:2-4

 

And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.

Ezekiel 36:26

 

God will take and anoint it with great as we learn to WAIT upon Him.

 

My child, don’t make light of the Lord’s discipline, and don’t give up when he corrects you.

Hebrews 12:5

 

No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening – it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained this way.

Hebrews 12:11

 

(3) We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. (4) And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. (5) And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill
our hearts with his love.

Romans 5:3-5

 

Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!

Psalms 27:14

 

 

 

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