Tag Archives: waiting on God

Waiting in Hope; December 6, 2019


Hosea 12:6 But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always. This is yet another of the many passages that seem they would be better translated as “wait in hope,” or “wait … Continue reading

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Waiting Expectantly; September 23, 2019


Psalm 119:147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. I keep running into what I consider a deficiency in most English Bibles in how they translate what seems to be a … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; January 21, 2018


Isaiah 40:30-31 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they … Continue reading

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Expectant Hope; October 12, 2017


Psalm 27:14 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. This Psalm has many dearly loved verses in it, which I started to list, but they would include the majority of the Psalm! However, … Continue reading

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Depending on God rather than Man; June 4, 2017


1 Sam 13:10 Just as he finished making the offering, Samuel arrived, and Saul went out to greet him. Saul was eminently human, and so serves as a cautionary tale to us all. We are told that he was distinctly … Continue reading

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September 24, 2016


Habakkuk 2:1-3 I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me, and what answer I am to give to this complaint. Then the Lord replied: “Write … Continue reading

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September 10, 2016


Jeremiah 42:7 Ten days later the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah. Yesterday’s reading showed that the king was a hypocrite, and today’s story shows that the people were right in step with their king. You have to read … Continue reading

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July 24, 2016


Psalm 119:49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. The more times I read through Psalm 119 the richer it gets for me. This time I’m taking it in 16-verse segments, but there are always … Continue reading

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December 12, 2014


Isaiah 42:4 “He will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope.” This verse has always been a great comfort and encouragement to me as I have lived … Continue reading

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December 11, 2014


Isaiah 11:10 In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his place of rest will be glorious. This is a very interesting verse. In the first … Continue reading

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