140928: Waiting Game
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Famous Quotes on Waiting
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle –Abraham Lincoln
He that can have Patience, can have what he will– Benjamin Franklin
All things come to him who waits – provided he knows what he is waiting for. –Woodrow T. Wilson
How much of human life is lost in waiting? –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bible Quotes on Waiting
Isaiah 40:30-33 Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Psalm 37:9 For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the LORD shall inherit the land.
Psalm 37:34 Wait for the LORD and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land; you will look on when the wicked are cut off.
Psalm 130:5-6 I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
Galatians 6:9And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Philippians 3:20But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
|By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity. Author: Augustine|
|Patience is the companion of wisdom. Author: Augustine|
| The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
– Arnold Glasow Author: Assorted Authors
| Everyone feels benevolent if nothing happens to be annoying him at the moment. Author: C.S. Lewis
Source: The Problem of Pain
| A blessed spirit is a mould ever more and more patient of the bright metal poured into it, a body ever more completely uncovered to the meridian blaze of the spiritual sun. Author: C.S. Lewis
Source: The Problem of Pain
|God’s delays are not God’s denials. Author: Robert H. Schuller|
|Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. Author: Robert H. Schuller|
|Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today. Author: Robert H. Schuller|
|The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain. Author: Henry Ward Beecher|
|We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things. Author: Henry Ward Beecher|
|A door that seems to stand open must be of a man’s size, or it is not the door that providence means for him. Author: Henry Ward Beecher|
| Faith, and hope, and patience and all the strong, beautiful, vital forces of piety are withered and dead in a prayerless life. The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer. Author: E.M. Bounds