Waiting our turn can be sometimes too dull and unbearable especially for those who lack self-control. The other half had to wait for the first half. God may give instructions to one – but asks the other half to wait. Waiting on God can be tough … but it is often needed. God keeps one waiting for years for His pleasure, only to suddenly speak with a command to move, when the right time comes. Again, the names are mentioned …God is specific in His dealings. What He tells one differs from how He plans to use another. God must be supreme in timing as well as in the nature of His instruction.
The timing of God is also linked to God’s way of defeating evil. Elijah and Elisha are timed to start their ministry when Ahab and Jezebel arises… Daniel is timed to be born and go to exile in the time of Nebuchadnezzar and Darius. The timing of your coming out is to address a different challenge.
Imagine what would have happened if Hannah’s children had come before Peninnah’s … or if Jesus came before John the Baptist…. Enjoy obedience.
Psa_39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
Verses for further meditation
Psalm 62:5; Galatians 5:5
Thoughts for Business and the work place
Patience must be imbibed … it is critical to pleasing God.
Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, How I need your patience … daily. Amen
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