A Word from the Word

The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him. It is good that one should hope and wait quietly for the salvation (rescue or deliverance) of the Lord (Lamentations 3:25, 26). 

Life is sometimes filled with obstacles, twists and turns, and dead ends. And if we aren’t careful we may easily throw up our hands in frustration, looking to ourselves or others for solutions — forgetting, perhaps, that God is the great director and guide of our lives. Instead of waiting for Him to reveal His purpose and plan, we too often rush headlong toward what we imagine are solutions only to discover we have gone astray and are worse off than we were previously.

During confusing or trying times it should be our determined goal to wait for Him, to seek Him, and to wait quietly — not fretfully — for the deliverance or rescue of the Lord. Since God is fully capable of saving us forever, He is certainly adequate to solve any of our temporary earthly problems. The key is to allow Him to do it in His own time and way.