May 4: Waiting on the Lord

For the last few days we’ve looked at Praising the Lord. The next portion of the “prayer clock” involves waiting on the Lord. Today try to spend a minute waiting on God:

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth

Psalm 46:10

What is the difference between praise and waiting?

Waiting is not praise, though it is closely related to praise and flows directly from it. Praise is verbalizing our esteem of God. Waiting is a time of silent love. Praise cries boldly, “God, I see these excellent qualities in your nature.” Waiting says softly, “God, I love you.”

Dick Eastman, The Hour that Changes the World

Sometimes I remember more thru song – and our friend Patch the Pirate has put this phrase to music:

By the way, if you are looking for a journal to record your daily hour with God and that has helpful prayer helps, check out the Christ-Walk Journal.

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