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Wait For God! Quotes


"Everything else can wait, but the search for God cannot wait." - George Harrison

"While we wait for God to work for us, God is waiting to work through us." - Rick Warren

"Don't wait for God to break you. You can choose to be broken or you can wait for God to crush your pride." - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"Do' wait for God to break you. You can choose to be broken or you can wait for God to crush your pride." - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"God aims to exalt Himself by working for those who wait for Him." - John Piper

"God writes spiritual Mysteries on our heart, where they wait silently for discovery." - Rumi

"God is found in this Life ... to wait for another is folly." - Dan Simmons

"God is a place you will wait for the rest of your life" - Jeff Mangum

"Never wait for trouble." - Chuck Yeager

"The work that God does in us when we wait is usually more important than the thing for which we wait!" - Erwin W. Lutzer

"If we wait for the needy to walk through our church doors, we may wait a long time. God doesn't wait for people to come to Him. He goes to them." - Beth Moore

"Don't wait around waiting for God to do something that He's already given you the power to do." - Joyce Meyer

"I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless he sees that it is good for him to wait." - C S Lewis

"Do' wait around waiting for God to do something that He's already given you the power to do." - Joyce Meyer

"Dogs wait for us faithfully." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Wait for the appointed hour." - Iamblichus

"God is like a person who clears his throat while hiding and so gives himself away. God lies in wait for us with nothing so much as love." - Meister Eckhart

"Perhaps you will have to spend hours on your knees or upon your face before the throne. Never mind. Wait. God will do great things for you if you will wait for Him. Yield to Him. Cooperate with Him." - John Smith

"A world without God cannot wait for us to choose the safe path. If we wait for someone else to take the risk, we risk that no one will ever act and that nothing will ever be accomplished." - Erwin Mcmanus

"If you can not arrive in daylight, then stand off well clear, and wait until dawn. After all, that's one of the things God made boats for- to wait in." - Tristan Jones

"Don't sit back and wait for God to do it all. Ask for His advice, but be prepared to do the hard yards yourself." - Morris Gleitzman

"If God himself has waited six thousand years for someone to contemplate his works, my book can wait for a hundred." - Johannes Kepler

"It may be well to wait a century for a reader, as God has waited six thousand years for an observer." - Johannes Kepler

"Work and wait, work and wait is what God says to us in creation." - J. G. Holland

"Work and wait", "work and wait" is what God says to us in creation." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"'Work and wait', 'work and wait' is what God says to us in creation." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"It is not lost time to wait upon God!" - Hudson Taylor

"He (God) never comes to those who do not wait." - Frederick William Faber

"It is not lost time to wait upon God!" - James Hudson Taylor

"While we wait, God builds our faith in His promises." - James MacDonald

"Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man.Why wait for a call when you have a command?" - Robert Hughes

"Don't wait until the moment of crisis. Plan ahead, hide God's Word in your heart, and pray in advance for victory, holiness, and a life pleasing to God." - David Jeremiah

"If God answers 'Yes', He is increasing your faith. If 'Wait', He is increasing your patience. If 'No', He has something better for you." - Nicky Gumbel

"He that is impatient, and cannot wait on God for a mercy, will not easily submit to Him in a denial." - William Gurnall

"God reveals himself to those who wait for that revelation, and who don't try to tear at the hem of a mystery, forcing disclosure." - Catherine Doherty

"Only when we have done all we knew to do can we wait by faith for God to do what only He can do." - James MacDonald

"When we read of the great Biblical leaders, we see that it was not uncommon for God to ask them to wait, not just a day or two, but for years, until God was ready for them to act." - Gloria Gaither

"God takes what the enemy meant for your bad and turns it for your good! It wasn't a set back but a set up! Wait and see what God is getting ready to do for you!" - Paula White

"Will you wait for me forever?" - Haruki Murakami

"Don't wait for change. You change." - Earl Nightingale

"Stay cool, and wait for opportunity." - Tibor Fischer

"While we wait for life, life passes" - Seneca the Younger

"The world will not wait for us." - Bob Hawke

"Stop squandering yourself, child. Wait for love." - Laini Taylor

"I wait for death and journalists." - Jeanne Calment

"Time and tide wait for no man." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"I just can't wait for the future." - Amanda Seyfried

"Jealousy does not wait for reasons." - Mahatma Gandhi

"His mom lived in Long Island for ten years or so. God rest her soul. And...although, she's...wait...your mom's still...your mom's still alive. Your dad passed. God bless her soul." - Joe Biden

"We have to take the first step as though there were no God. It is no use to wait for God to help us, He will not: but immediately we arise we find He is there." - Oswald Chambers

"When God puts something in your heart and deep down you know it's a destiny moment, don't wait for ten confirmations. Do what God is asking you to do now." - Joel Osteen

"When God puts something in your heart and deep down you know it's a destiny moment, do' wait for ten confirmations. Do what God is asking you to do now." - Joel Osteen

"Why wait for Death to mow? why wait for Death to sow us in the ground?" - Hilda Doolittle

"Wait for it, wait for it! Anticipation is half the fun, So I've been told..." - Phil Collins

"If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don't wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes." - Anonymous

"Wait for it, wait for it! Anticipation is half the fun. So I've been told..." - Phil Collins

"We will wait. We will wait till all is made righteous (glorious) according to the word of God." - John Piper

"We wait for thy coming, sweet wind of the south! For the touch of thy light wings, the kiss of thy mouth; For the yearly evangel thou bearest from God, Resurrection and life to the graves of the sod!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Men love to trust God (as they profess) for what they have in their hands, in possession, or what lies in an easy view; place their desires afar off, carry their accomplishment behind the clouds out of their sight, interpose difficulties and perplexities - their hearts are instantly sick. They cannot wait for God; they do not trust Him, nor ever did. Would you have the presence of God with you? Learn to wait quietly for the salvation you expect from Him." - Owen Wilson

"In this place of gracious uncertainty, we wait. For the broken places to be brought back together. For the meaning of our suffering to be revealed in his. For the righteous reign of a mighty God, whose goodness we will spend all eternity celebrating. We wait - with open, expectant hearts." - Paula Rinehart

"It's fine to wait for an appropriate time, but it's inappropriate to wait forever." - Ron Kaufman

"Maybe we should wait....wait for him to kill another five or six, huh?" - Darren Shan

"We usually learn to wait only when we have no longer anything to wait for." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"When we surrender to His timing, He does mighty things in and for us, according to His will and His timing. God acts on behalf of those who wait for Him." - Charles Stanley

"There is hope for me yet Because God won't forget All the plans he's made for me I have to wait and see He's not finished with me yet" - Brandon Heath

"The reformer is careless of numbers, disregards popularity, and deals only with ideas, conscience, and common sense. He feels, with Copernicus, that as God waited long for an interpreter, so he can wait for his followers." - Wendell Phillips

"I write the book, to be read, either now or by posterity. Which, I care not. It may well wait a century for a reader, as long as God waited six thousand years for a discoverer." - Johannes Kepler

"You'll find another.' God! Banish the thought. Why don't you tell me that 'if the girl had been worth having she'd have waited for you'? No, sir, the girl really worth having won't wait for anybody." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I sometimes don't try to invent something. I wait for some kind of a direction - and it happens. I get an angle, for instance, and it just appears, and I say, 'Oh my God - that's it!'" - Ellsworth Kelly

"Work for immortality if you will: then wait for it." - J. G. Holland

"Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought." - T S Eliot

"Human beings cannot probe the mind of God by asking themselves what they would do if they were God. They are men and not God. And if they are virtuous men, they will wait for God to reveal himself under conditions of his own choosing." - Edward John Carnell

"A committed heart does not wait for conditions to be exactly right. Why? Because conditions are never exactly right. Indecision limits The Almighty and His ability to perform miracles in your life. He has put the vision in you - proceed! To wait, to wonder, to doubt, to be indecisive is to disobey God." - Andy Andrews

"As you submit your wills to God, you are giving Him the only thing you can actually give Him that is really yours to give. Don't wait too long to find the altar or to begin to place the gift of your wills upon it! No need to wait for a receipt; the Lord has His own special ways of acknowledging." - Neal A Maxwell

"When Jesus sees a heart that can't wait, He cant wait either. At the wedding at Cana, Jesus may have done nothing if it wasn't for Mary's faith. How many situations are we in now that God won't act without our faith?" - Reinhard Bonnke

"Buddhism suggests there are no elect. Everything rests upon your own self-effort, which is the good news because that means you don't have to wait around for some nebulous God to help you." - Frederick Lenz

"The root of all virtue and grace, of all faith and acceptable worship, is that we know that we have nothing but what we receive, and bow in deepest humility to wait upon God for it." - Andrew Murray

"If God does not give you something you ask for, wait on Him. He will speak with you tenderly and sympathetically about the matter until you yourself understand that He cannot grant your prayer." - Ole Hallesby

"Rest in the Lord; wait patiently for him. In Hebrew, Be silent to God, and let him mould thee. Keep still, and He will mould thee to the right shape." - Martin Luther

"Confusion is a gift from God. Those times when you feel most desperate for a solution, sit. Wait. The information will become clear. The confusion is there to guide you. Seek detachment and become the producer of your life." - RZA

"To love God is to love His will. It is to wait quietly for life to be measured by One who knows us through and through. It is to be content with His timing and His wise appointment." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Marissa, " he mumbled, taking her hand. "Don't want to see you drink so much?" Wait, not really what he'd been going for. "Ah...don't you to see me drink so much...want." Whatever. God...he was so confused.~Butch" - J.R. Ward

"How do you invent a religion?" Evie asked. Will looked over the top of his spectacles. "You say, "God told me the following," and then wait for people to sign up." - Libba Bray

"I have no explanation for complex biological design. All I know is that God isn't a good explanation, so we must wait and hope that somebody comes up with a better one." - Richard Dawkins

"Therefore, whether the desire for prayer is on you or not, get to your closet at the set time; shut yourself in with God; wait upon Him; seek His face; realize Him; pray." - Robert Forman Horton

"How do you invent a religion?" Evie asked. Will looked over the top of his spectacles. "You say, 'God told me the following,' and then wait for people to sign up." - Libba Bray

"Rest in the Lord; wait patiently for Him. In Hebrew, "Be silent in God, and let Him mould thee." Keep still, and He will mould thee to the right shape." - Martin Luther

"When it comes to bringing an idea that God has given you to fruition, don't wait for it to happen again, you have to get out there and make it happen." - T D Jakes

"To love life and men as God loves them - for the sake of their infinite possibilities, to wait like Him, to judge like Him, without passing judgment, to obey the order when it is given and never look back." - Dag Hammarskjold

"Let us wait in patience for the Christ-child whose own life depended on the lives of Mary and Joseph. The Word of God was made flesh. He came so that we might experience the fullness of time." - Stanley Hauerwas

"In some ways, I never outgrew my adolescence. I wake up in the morning and think, 'Oh my God, I'm late for a math test!' But then I say, 'Wait a minute. I'm 40." - Daniel Clowes

"Wait on the Lord" is a constant refrain in the Psalms, and it is a necessary word, for God often keeps us waiting. He is not in such a hurry as we are, and it is not his way to give more light on the future than we need for action in the present, or to guide us more than one step at a time. When in doubt, do nothing, but continue to wait on God. When action is needed, light will come." - J I Packer

"The joy of poetry is that it will wait for you. Novels don't wait for you. Characters change. But poetry will wait. I think it's the greatest art." - Sonia Sanchez

"Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them." - Orison Swett Marden

"Don't wait for inspiration. It comes while one is working." - Henri Matisse

"Everything comes too late for those who only wait." - Elbert Hubbard

"To avoid doing anything, wait for the right circumstances." - Mason Cooley

"But one doesn't wait for a revolution. One becomes it." - Carl Safina

"I stare out the window and wait for spring," - Rogers Hornsby

"Why wait for a call when you have a command?" - Robert Hughes

"The truth can wait, for it lives a long life." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"I can wait for you longer. Because you have arrived." - Antonio Porchia

"We have had a long wait for democracy." - Chen Shui-bian

"Don't let your life wait for other people." - Martin Niemoller

"If you have time don't wait for time." - Benjamin Franklin

"Don't wait for someone to enable you to make something." - Desiree Akhavan

"Start writing sooner. Don't wait for permission. Don't hesitate." - Robin Hobb

"I'd wait forever for you, as long as you're mine." - Sylvia Day

"Don't wait for a Guru. Your life is your Guru." - Krishna Das

"Wait for the fruit to fall into your hand." - Pam Muņoz Ryan

"We wait always for something that does not come." - Ernest Hemingway

"Don't wait for people to be kind, show them how." - Boonaa Mohammed

"Don't wait for permission to do something creative." - Ava Duvernay

"Don't wait for miracles, your whole life is a miracle." - Albert Einstein

"Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time." - Pericles

"Do not wait for a reason to be happy." - Mason Cooley

"I'd rather chase the sun than wait for it." - Markus Zusak

"Never wait for tomorrow, what if tomorrow never comes?" - Elvis Presley

"Life and death do not wait for legal action." - Daphne Du Maurier

"Don't wait for someone else to validate you. Validate yourself." - Steven Pressfield

"Beyond myself, somewhere, I wait for my arrival." - Octavio Paz

"It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for." - Erich Maria Remarque

"Engineering is too important to wait for science." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"Well, we must wait for the future to show." - Virginia Woolf

"Don't wait for the right opportunity: create it." - George Bernard Shaw

"Time and tide and hookers wait for no man." - Rodney Dangerfield

"Do' wait for people to be kind, show them how." - Boonaa Mohammed

"During the night we must wait for the light." - Saint Francis De Sales

"If you're waiting for inspiration, you'll wait until you're dead." - Kurt Braunohler

"Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time." - Pericles

"Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day." - Albert Camus

"Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how." - Anonymous

"I wait for the morning of my tears" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Wait for the last possible moment to make a decision." - Frank Partnoy

"Don't wait for the good woman. She doesn't exist." - Charles Bukowski

"I don't wait for inspiration. Writing is my job." - Gail Carson Levine

"For he who can wait, everything comes in time." - Francois Rabelais

"We have had a long wait for democracy." - Chen Shuibian

"Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second." - Baltasar Gracian

"I think some writers should wait for something to say." - Peter Orner

"Not so in haste, my heart! Have faith in God and wait; Although he linger long, He never comes too late. He never comes too late, He knoweth what is best: Vex not thyself in vain; Until he cometh, rest. Until he cometh, rest. Nor grudge the hours that roll: The feet that wait for God Are soonest at the goal. Are soonest at the goal. That is not gained by speed; Then hold thee still, my heart, For I shall wait his lead." - Bradford Torrey

"We don't get paid for activity, just for being right. As to how long we'll wait, we'll wait indefinitely." - Warren Buffett

"It is dangerous to be so busy that you have no time to wait on God." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"God answers prayer in three ways: yes, no, and wait awhile." - Norman Vincent Peale

"If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes." - George Muller

"Forget the threat of Hell's infernal flames. The true torture would condemn a man to wait and wait and wait - for an eternity" - Sharon Kay Penman

"Then I thought, boy, isn't that just typical? You wait and wait and wait for something, and then when it happens, you feel sad." - Sharon Creech

"We wait for the fulfillment of our desires. We wait with hope, apathy, resignation, belief. We become despondent, elated. We wait" - Frederick Lenz

"'Faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the Word of God' (Rom. 10:17). That is whence faith comes. It is not for me to sit down and wait for faith to come stealing over me with a strong sensation, but is for me to take God at His Word." - Dwight L Moody



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