Still waiting…

imageI posted this on the Elihu’s Corner Facebook page this morning, but since I know many people who do not use Facebook, I am posting this here as well. It’s short, but I hope it encourages you!


This passage—one of my favorites—was in my daily reading today:

Have you not known?
Have you not heard?

The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He does not faint or grow weary;
his understanding is unsearchable.

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Even youths shall faint and be weary,
and young men shall fall exhausted;

but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
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Isaiah‬ ‭40:28-31‬ ‭ESV‬‬

God doesn’t get tired and he understands our weaknesses.

Are you waiting on the Lord today?

Waiting is hard. Observe grown adults standing in a long line at the store. They get impatient and start switching lines only too often to discover that the line they just left was actually moving faster. They get angry at either the cashier or the person with two shopping carts stuffed full of items.

They grumble.

They sigh.

What do you do while waiting on God? His timing is so much different than ours—some would say “slow.”

We get impatient.

We grumble.

We sigh.

Don’t lose heart—God will sustain you during this waiting period. Be patient, stop grumbling, keep praying and do the task before you today.

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4 thoughts on “Still waiting…

  1. dawnlizjones December 24, 2015 / 10:16

    Much needed encouragement this morning. Thank you!

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  2. Amina December 24, 2015 / 16:56

    Your posts are always encouraging !!! & well written. Thank you . I pray you never run out of words.

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  3. Elihu December 25, 2015 / 05:53

    Thank you, Amina. Your comment is so encouraging! We are all locked in a spiritual fight and my prayer is to encourage everyone to keep moving forward, to press on to the prize! Merry Christmas and may the Lord be with you.

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