Friday, January 24, 2014



No one likes to wait, least of All me. Not in line, at banks, restaurants, post offices, for service; stuck in rush hour traffic, or put on hold by a computer.

"Waiting time" seems to be a waste of time." This is why "waiting" on God is often difficult for many believers. It also is why many quote the saying, which is not Biblical: "God helps those who help themselves." Besides not being scriptural, it is not wise counseling on waiting, but the statement actually speaks to a lack of Faith and Patience.

I am not stating God does not want you and me to accomplish some things. HE does at times, in fact, more so as our faith demands than other times. When it is "waiting time" and we proceed to help ourselves, we are stating that God needs us to take charge to get the things done. Newsflash…He does not! But one thing is for sure: "We need to trust God, be willing to do His will, and in His timing and not our own."

This may be difficult because most often, than not, it means "waiting"- something we do not like to do. Hebrews 10:36 says, "For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise" (KJVA). Alas, what we really need is patience, which requires faith (the hope, trust and confidence) to wait!

Note: "The right action, at the right time, equals the right result." That's what patience produces. "Waiting" on God seems tough. "I ain't gonna lie"; it is and I've had my share of impatience and anxiousness! But God's timing is always best for us as I have experienced, and "so well worth the wait!"

Hence, "waiting time" should not be a waste of time – "Waiting Time" is indeed "Worth The Time!"- Therefore my friend, "Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him" (Psalm 37:7).


SEED Faith Ministries International, Inc.
Columbia, South Carolina

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