Waiting For The Lord: 4 Way
1. We Wait For The Lord In Faith
There are two types of waiting.

The first type is unsure, fearful waiting. We’re not sure if God is going come through, as if he’s some sort of unreliable parent who forgets to pick up his kids at soccer practice.

We hope God delivers us…

…but what if he doesn’t?

This kind of waiting is displeasing and dishonoring to God.

The second type is waiting in strong faith. We’ve run all the numbers, calculated the odds, and can’t figure out how God is going to come through for us.

Nevertheless, we trust him because we know his character. We know that he’s infinitely good and loving and that he will deliver us, even if that deliverance isn’t the kind we expected.

Proverbs 3:5-6 spells it out clearly:

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

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