Columbia Community Bible Church

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God Enables Us To Wait

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

We must know God to wait on Him

Isa. 40:26, “Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these stars, the One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power not one of them is missing.”

2 Pet. 3:18 “… grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”

Ps. 33:20-21 “We wait in hope for the Lord; He is our help and our shield. In Him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name.”

Ps. 37:34 “Wait for the Lord and keep His way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you will see it.”

Ps. 38:15 “I wait for You, O Lord; You will answer, O Lord my God.”

Prov. 20:22 “Wait for the Lord, and He will deliver you.”

Isa. 30:18 “Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; He rises to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him!”

Isa. 64:4 “Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides You, who acts on behalf of those who wait for Him.”

Isa. 49:23 “Then you will know that I am the Lord; those who hope in Me will not be disappointed.”

Isa 40:28-31, NASB, “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth. Does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable. He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power. Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly, Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; …”

Rom. 8:28, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.”

Ps. 86:2 “Among the gods there is none like you, O Lord; no deeds can compare with yours.”

What God Wants Us To Do While We Wait On Him

Jam. 1:2-4 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”

Ps 37:7-8, “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him; do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret — it leads only to evil.”

Ps. 119:166-168 “I wait for your salvation, O Lord, and I follow Your commands. I obey Your statutes, for I love them greatly. I obey Your precepts and Your statutes, for all my ways are known to You.”

Ps. 130:5-6 “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.”


Ps. 145:14-15 “The Lord upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time.”

Phil. 4:13, NASB,“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me,”.

Ps. 121:2, NASB, “My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.”

Ps. 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”