11 Bible Verses For When You Feel Impatient
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11 Bible Verses For When You Feel Impatient

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11 Bible Verses For When You Feel Impatient
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Have you ever heard the expression, “Good things are worth waiting for?” I’m sure that you have because we all grow up hearing it. When a child gets annoyed in waiting, they’re told, “Good things are worth waiting for.” And because this saying really does hold true, from then on, they’ll say the same to anyone who becomes anxious or impatient. So why is that little phrase so easy to memorize and repeat, but truthfully so hard to live by? Right now I am, in many ways, in a season of waiting. So for now, I’ll sit by and watch God paint brush strokes of color into my life and wait for His cue to move.

But how do I know? How do I know that waiting is the right choice and that he really is on the move creating my story? He says so. The bible says so. And so I know it to be true. Sometimes I doubt the whole idea of “waiting” when all I want to do is jump at every opportunity that comes my way. But I’m not here to live out my plan, I am here to live out His. Read these verses if you ever become impatient in your own season of waiting.

1. Ecclesiastes 3:11

He has made everything beautiful in its time.

2. Psalm 27:14

When I wait you strengthen my heart.

3. 1 Samuel 12:16

Now therefore, stand still and see this great thing that the Lord will do before your eyes.

4. Isaiah 40:31

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not feel faint.

5. Psalm 37:7

Be still in the presence of the Lord and wait patiently for Him to act.

6. Philippians 1:6

Have patience, God isn’t finished yet.

7. John 13:7

Jesus replied, “You don’t understand now what I am doing, but someday you will.”

8. Psalm 27:14

Wait on the Lord, be of courage, and He shall strengthen thy heart; wait, I say, on the Lord.

9. Luke 1:45

Blessed is she who believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her.

10. Exodus 14:14

The Lord will fight for you, you need only be still.

11. Hebrews 6:15

And so it was… that she, having waited long and endured patiently realized and obtained what God had promised.


So be patient. Walk confidently. Be humble in your season of waiting, fully aware that this is His plan and His story that we are simply lucky to be a part of. He will provide, we need only to be patient. After all, all good things are worth waiting for.

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