O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee. Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.
I have believed that I shall see the goodness of the LORD while alive on earth. Wait on the LORD: Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: Wait, I say, on the LORD. (EWB)
Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.
My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
SOME GREAT WAIT FIGURES
But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever. I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: 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 faint.
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour; the Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.
Hope Anticipates A Gladly Cartoon
God has promised that Jesus Christ is going to return for us from heaven and we will receive a new body like Jesus Christ's resurrected body. Today, we look to the heavens in anticipation and wait for that great day. What a day that will be!