In many books, in
many lives, in many places, in many
seasons, Scripture shows men and women
of God experiencing waiting at God's
Moses waited in Midian, Joseph in Egypt,
Ruth in Judah, and Paul in Tarsus. These
and many others experienced the wonders
of waiting. What are they?
Waiting on God occurs when we draw near
to read, pray, and worship at Jesus'
feet daily. Waiting for God occurs when
we patiently wait for Him to fulfill His
promises, prophecies, and answers to our
prayers. Waiting in God occurs when we
learn to wait on God so habitually that
we wait for Him maturely - abiding in
Him constantly, satisfied with His
fellowship, contented with what we have,
trusting His unfailing faithfulness,
hoping in His sure promises, and
expecting to see His hand in our life
every day ... until all His fulfillments
arrive on the shores of our lives.
In that day, we will find all our "waitings"
have thoroughly changed us into the
character image of the One who has asked
us to wait.
Wait on God, wait for God, wait in God -
and you'll soar with God, a full-fledged
spiritual eagle, and help others soar
with you! "They that wait upon the Lord
shall renew their strength; they shall
mount up with wings like eagles; they
shall run, and not be weary; and they
shall walk, and not faint" (Isaiah
Behold, the wonders of waiting. Believe
them. Live them. Model them to this
impatient, unspiritual, but