Psalm 27:14 - Waiting On The Lord.
Psalm 27:14: Waiting On The Lord.
Psalm 27:14 (NIV) Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart
and wait for the LORD.
Psalm 27:14 (NLT) Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and
courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD.
Sometimes life puts you on the sideline. Because of any
number of circumstances, you find yourself out of action, out of the
mainstream, and out of the flow - and into an unwanted, unscheduled season
of waiting. It might be an illness or physical condition that
confines you - or a hundred other things. Whatever the cause, forced
idleness can be tedious and boring. We don't want life to flow around us;
we want to be right in the middle of it! In times like these we
need to speak the words of today's Scripture directly to our own
souls: "Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the
Lord." It helps to remember you're not "just waiting; you are
waiting on God. Thinking about Him. Talking to Him. Anticipating His
touch. You may find you really needed a time of quiet, a time to slow
down and recall His promises.
Lord, help me to draw strength and courage from Your Holy
Spirit in my time of waiting. I acknowledge that my life is in Your
hands, and You are in control of my days and my destiny, even when I
feel sidelined or on the bench. I trust Your leading today and
Your love. [A Spectacle of Glory by Joni Eareckson Tada and Larry
Wait in My Presence. There are so many benefits - spiritual,
emotional, and physical - to spending time with Me. Yet many of My children
think this is a luxury they cannot afford. Even though they crave rest
and quietness, they continue in their fast-paced lifestyle. I want
you to arrange your priorities in such a way that you can have some
restful times with Me. I will refresh your soul and strengthen you for
the journey that lies ahead.
Be of good courage. Living in this very broken world requires
bravery on your part. Since bravery is not the default setting in most
human hearts, you will need My help to be strong and courageous. In
spite of all the alarming events in the world, you don't have to be
terrified or discouraged. Discipline yourself to fix your thoughts on Me
again and again - and again! Find comfort in My promise to be with you
wherever you go.
Continue your efforts to be courageous, and look to Me for
help. I will strengthen your heart. (Psa. 27:14; Jos. 1:9; Heb. 3:1)
[Jesus Always by Sarah Young]
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