What a blessing it is to rise up in the morning and be able to praise the Lord! What are you thankful for at this time? Are you witnessing about the glory of God in your life? About how you and your family have been blessed? Are you currently waiting on God?
Maybe you are waiting for a job, for healing, for restoration of a broken relationship, or for wisdom to know where you should go next. Waiting can certainly test your patience. But as we wait, He prepares us. He strengthens us. And He builds our faith.
This prayer helps to bring peace of mind and assurance that God is taking care of your well-being.
Prayer – Waiting On God
Embracing The Season Of Waiting
Heavenly Father, in this season of waiting, my heart wavers between hope and impatience, faith and doubt.
While I recognize that every chapter in life has its divine purpose, the human part of me struggles with the uncertainty, with the silence, with the seemingly endless passage of time.
Yet, I come before You today, seeking solace and guidance during this period of waiting. Your Word reminds me that waiting is not a passive act, but an active exercise of faith.
As the farmer waits for the rains and the crops, so do I wait upon You, Lord. I trust that just as the farmer’s wait is rewarded with a bountiful harvest, so will mine be rewarded with Your perfect plan and blessings in due time.
Lamentations 3:25 The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.
Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.
Trusting In His Perfect Timing
Oh Lord, my understanding of time is so limited, confined to the here and now. Yet, You stand outside of time, with a perspective so vast and all-encompassing. Teach me, Father, to trust not in my timeline but in Yours. Remind me that Your ways are higher, that Your timing, though sometimes perplexing to me, is always perfect.
In moments when I feel desperate for answers, when the waiting seems unbearable, help me cling to the truth that You have always been faithful. You have never been late; You have never failed to deliver on a promise.
May this knowledge anchor my soul, granting me patience and peace as I rest in the assurance of Your infallible timing.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from the beginning to end.
Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end, it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.
Finding Purpose In The Waiting
Dear Lord, as I navigate this season of waiting, let me not be so consumed by the object of my wait that I miss out on the lessons and growth opportunities embedded within this period.
I believe that every season, even those marked by waiting, carries a divine purpose. Help me discern this purpose, to grow in character, in faith, and in intimacy with You.
Rather than perceiving this time as a prolonged pause or a void, let me see it as a fertile ground for preparation. As You mold and shape my character, preparing me for what’s to come, may I cooperate with Your refining process.
Let this waiting not be in vain, but let it yield a harvest of righteousness, maturity, and deeper relationship with You.
James 1:4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.
Psalm 37:7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices!
Drawing Near In The Stillness
In the stillness of waiting, Father, I sense an invitation to draw nearer to You. Instead of allowing anxiety or doubt to cloud my heart, I choose to press into Your presence.
In this quiet season, let me hear Your whispers more clearly, feel Your heart more profoundly, and understand Your will more distinctly.
As I wait, may my prayers not be mere petitions for hastened answers but genuine expressions of longing to know You better.
Let this season be marked by deeper worship, increased study of Your Word, and a heart that seeks Your face above all else. Let my waiting be punctuated with moments of divine encounter, where Your presence becomes more real than ever.
Psalm 130:5-6 I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, more than watchmen for the morning.
Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore He exalts Himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him.
Waiting On Your Blessings
Heavenly Father, allow me to be still as I await Your Holy presence and divine intervention. Your timing is always perfect and, even as I pray for what I think I deserve, You always bless me with what is best.
Elohim, as I await You patiently, my Loving Father, abide in me I pray. I yearn for You, Oh Lord my God, embrace me in your loving arms. I am vulnerable, defenseless and on my knees, crying out to You; please draw near.
Psalm 33:20 Our soul waits for the Lord. He is our help and our shield.
Micah 7:7 But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation My God will hear me.
Bring Me Out Of This Situation
I trust and believe that You are going to bring me out of this situation. You alone know what the future holds and knowing that you are the one who is holding it, I can find clarity, serenity and peace in my heart as it unfolds.
Guide me Lord, according to the will and purpose for my life and, as I quietly wait upon You, I will rest confident in Your love, knowing that You have already scheduled every day of my life. In Jesus’ Mighty Name I pray…Amen!
Psalm 130:5 – I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.
Psalm 27:14 – Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.