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Lost Hope or Living Hope

Lost Hope or Living Hope

The book of Lamentations portrays the people of Judah, God’s covenant people who were given the covenants and promises, but had now rebelled and disobeyed, breaking the covenant. For this reason God withdrew His hand of blessing; punishment, destruction, and judgment had come upon them, and under these conditions hope seems to have been lost, […]

Following The Presence

Following The Presence

After Israel’s 40-year detour of wondering in the wilderness, the new generation is finally ready to enter the promised land of Canaan. According to Joshua 3:1-5, the people left the old encampment and came to the Jordan, which was now the final barrier separating them from their new land, and here, they stopped, and waited until they received […]

The Power Of God’s Word When We...

The Power Of God’s Word When We Follow Its Directives

Numerous times in the Bible men were instructed to wait on the Lord, wait for the Lord, or to stand still. Yes there are times when we must “roll up our sleeves” and go to work, but then there are times when the task is too great for us; our intellect is insufficient, or we […]

Waiting On The Lord

Waiting On The Lord

  Have you ever wondered how we are to wait on God? What does He mean when He says we should wait on Him? Let’s look at a couple of scripture verses to help us understand this: first, and I believe foremost, is Isaiah 40:31, “But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they […]

God’s Inclination

God’s Inclination

Psalm 40:1-8 begins in verse 1 saying, “I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord, and He inclined to me and heard me” (Amplified Bible). The Scriptures emphasize that God is constantly keeping watch over His children. While His eyes “are in every place, Keeping watch on the evil and the good” Proverbs 15:3, 2 […]

They That Wait

They That Wait

Isaiah 33:2 begins by saying, “O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited for You”. The Amplified Bible says “waited [expectantly]”. What does it mean to “wait” on the Lord? The Hebrew word here is exactly the same one used in Isaiah 40:31, “But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; […]