Tuesday, February 22, 2011

post 19

"Rest in the Lord, 
and wait patiently for Him"
psalm 37:7

 In all circumstances 
of faith's trial, 
of prayer's delay, 
of hope deferred, 
of hearts' testing,
the most proper and graceful posture of the soul 
 - that which insures the largest revenue of blessing to us and of glory to God -
 is a patient waiting on the Lord. 

The moral discipline of patience is most costly. 

It keeps the soul humble,
 believing, 
prayerful. 
The mercy in which it results is
 all the more prized and precious 
from the long season of hopeful expectation.

God's time, though it tarry, 
when it comes
 proves always to have been the best.

 "My soul, wait only upon God, 
for my expectation is from him."

4 comments:

  1. this is exactly what I needed to hear tonight --thank you for sharing!!!

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  2. Amen! Absolutely 100% Amen! I respect you more than you will ever understand.

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  3. my heart needed to hear that! thanks for sharing Kristen!

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