28 Jun Tough but best to wait on God.
When we become impatient and react without thinking, we can do damage to ourselves and others.
🎯Sometimes when we pray and God doesn’t respond quickly enough, we decide to take matters into our own hands and things get worse as a result.
🎯When God tells you to wait, He is saying, ‘Trust Me with the timing, the ways and means, and you will get a better result.’
🎯David wrote: ‘I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the Lord!’
🎯It can be tough to wait on the Lord.
🎯It’s much easier in the heat of the moment to lose your calm.
🎯Stop and look back. How did the hasty and prayerless decisions you made in the past turn out?
🎯What do you want? Temporary relief or a permanent solution? Haste makes waste!
🎯When we act in haste, we do things we end up regretting and having to apologise for. Or worse, justifying!
🎯Impulsiveness got King Saul into serious trouble.
💥Instead of waiting for the prophet Samuel to arrive and the priests to offer a peace offering to God ensuring their victory over the Philistines,
💥Saul grew impatient, usurped the role of a priest, and offered the sacrifice himself.
💥When Samuel asked him why, he replied, ‘I felt compelled.’
💥And the result? ‘Samuel said to Saul, “You have done foolishly… now your kingdom shall not continue.”’
🎯So, wait on God!
With Bob Gass Ministries