Faith in God Means Waiting for God

Psalm 5:3  . . . In the morning I will lay my requests before you, and will watch expectantly.

Psalm 27:14 Wait for the Lord. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for the Lord.

Psalm 33:20 Our soul has waited for the Lord. He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:7 Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him. Donít fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.

Psalm 37:34 Wait for the Lord, and keep his way . . .

Psalm 38:15 For in you, the Lord, do I hope. You will answer, Lord my God.

Psalm 40:1 I waited patiently for the Lord. He turned to me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 106:13 They soon forgot his works. They didnít wait for his counsel

Psalm 119:166 I have hoped for your salvation, the Lord. I have done your commandments.

Psalm 130:5-6 I wait for the Lord. My soul waits. I hope in his word. My soul longs for the Lord more than watchmen long for the morning; more than watchmen for the morning.

Proverbs 8:34 Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

Proverbs 20:22  . . . Wait for the Lord, and he will save you.

Isaiah 8:17 I will wait for the Lord, who hides his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Isaiah 26:8 Yes, in the way of your judgments, the Lord, have we waited for you. . . .

Isaiah 30:18  . . . for the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all those who wait for him.

Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait for the Lord will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 64:4 For from of old men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, nor has the eye seen a God besides you, who works for him who waits for him.

Lamentations 3:24 The Lord is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Hosea 12:6  . . . Keep kindness and justice, and wait continually for your God.

Micah 7:7 But as for me, I will look to the Lord. I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.

Zephaniah 3:8  . . .ďTherefore wait for meĒ, says the Lord . . .

Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathaea, a prominent council member who also himself was looking for Godís Kingdom, came. He boldly went in to Pilate, and asked for Jesusí body.

Luke 2:25 Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.

Luke 12:35-37 Let your waist be dressed and your lamps burning. Be like men watching for their lord . . .

Romans 8:23-25  . . . ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body. For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees? But if we hope for that which we donít see, we wait for it with patience.

1 Corinthians 1:7  . . . waiting for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

Hebrews 6:12  . . . imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

Hebrews 10:36 For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.

James 5:7 Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Revelation 13:10  . . . Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.

(Emphasis mine.)



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