There are many times in our walk with The Lord, that we are instructed to “Be Still” and to “Wait Upon The Lord”.
Our complete Dependence upon Him;
In submission to God’s Will
Here, we will look at what God says in the Scriptures, about Waiting and Patience.
Praying He teaches us and grows us in Him…
I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Psalms 130:5 KJV
The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
Lamentations 3:25 KJV
Wait on the Lord:
be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart:
wait, I say, on the Lord .
Psalms 27:14 KJV
Say not thou, I will recompense evil;
but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee.
Proverbs 20:22 KJV
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31 KJV
Wait on the Lord, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land:
when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
Psalms 37:34 KJV
And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you:
for the Lord is a God of judgment:
blessed are all they that wait for him.
Isaiah 30:18 KJV
And now, Lord, what wait I for?
my hope is in thee.
Psalms 39:7 KJV
Therefore turn thou to thy God:
keep mercy and judgment,
and wait on thy God continually.
Hosea 12:6 KJV
Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.
He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
My soul, wait thou only upon God;
for my expectation is from him.
He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him:
God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Psalms 62:1-2, 5-8 KJV
Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.
Psalms 59:9 KJV
Our soul waiteth for the Lord:
he is our help and our shield.
For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.
Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
Psalms 33:20-22 KJV
For evildoers shall be cut off:
but those that wait upon the Lord ,
they shall inherit the earth.
Psalms 37:9 KJV
I waited patiently for the Lord;
and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
Psalms 40:1 KJV
Found 34 Occurrence(s)
in 33 Verse(s)
in 25 Chapter(s)
in 14 Book(s) within Entire Holy Bible.
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake.
But there shall not an hair of your head perish.
In your patience possess ye your souls.
Luke 21:17-19 KJV
Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart,
having heard the word, keep it,
and bring forth fruit with patience.
Romans 5:3-4 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also:
knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
And patience, experience;
and experience, hope:
Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that we see not,
then do we with patience wait for it.
Hebrews 10:36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning,
that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
James 1:3-4 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
James 5:7 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
James 5:10-11 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
2 Corinthians 6:2-7 KJV
(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;
By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:
1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
2 Timothy 3:10 But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,
2 Peter 1:6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us,
and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Revelation 2:2-3 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name’s sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
Revelation 2:19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience,
I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
Revelation 13:10-11 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword.
Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
Revelation 14:12 Here is the patience of the saints:
here are they that keep the commandments of God,
and the faith of Jesus.
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