Updated: Aug 27, 2021
Confession time. I am not really good at waiting on God for things in my business. I’m just not.
I’m horrible at waiting. How about you? I am not really sure why– maybe because entrepreneurs are go-getters and we want to do everything fast. Maybe I want to be successful, faster.
It seems us entrepreneurs are always wanting to go, go, go! Get things done. Go faster. Do more. Get to the finish line already.
But when we’re at our most frantic pace ever, God says, “Wait a second. Slow down a little bit.”
We hate waiting. We hate going slow. When something is going slow, it is easy to attribute the waiting to laziness or inactivity, or passive-aggressiveness. But did you know that waiting can also mean hoping?
We’re waiting with expectations in our businesses. We’re hoping and expecting and waiting to see what God is going to do.
While you are waiting for something in your business, here are 10 encouraging Bible verses about patience that will really help you wait on God.
Top 10 Verses
Therefore, return to your God, observe kindness and justice, and wait for your God continually.
Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.
Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the Lord our God, Until He is gracious to us.
Therefore the Lord longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; How blessed are all those who long for Him.
Are there any among the idols of the nations who give rain? Or can the heavens grant showers? Is it not You, O Lord our God? Therefore we hope in You, For You are the one who has done all these things.
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all day.
The eyes of all look to You, and You give them their food in due time. You open Your hand and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains. You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.
Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit. Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that they may immediately open the door to him when he comes and knocks. Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.
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