How hard is it to wait? To be patient? We live in a society that seems to want things NOW!

Is it really any wonder?

We have instant coffee, movies on demand, newsfeeds from dozen of sources and the list goes on.

When was the last time you waited for something?

I would dare say it was probably at the doctors office , usually not the most pleasant.

The bible talks a lot about waiting on God.

Isaiah 40:31 – 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.

Psalm 27:13-14 – I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living! Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!

Lamentations 3:25 – The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.

Micah 7:7 – But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Acts 1:4 – And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me”.

All this and more would say that waiting, being patient is good, especially when we wait upon the LORD – the covenant God.

May I be more patient.