We have been reminding Josiah, and ourselves, that this senior year injury reminds us of some important, basic truths.
“Hope: Living Confidently in God” by John Crotts The verse is Psalm 62:5
“The fact that we have to wait on God is not accidental. It is not a delay. He designs times of waiting, using them to build our patience and to strengthen our hope. When God’s children patiently expect him to bring the help they need, it shows God that they recognize their dependence on him and trust him to come through.”
“God’s timing also has purposes beyond you. Have you considered God may be delaying the answer to your prayer so that your testimony of waiting (prolonging your active hope) on him can help someone else who is watching?”
“Although you don’t have access to God’s calendar, you can know his heart as revealed in his Word. Your hope for God’s good work in future events is just as sure as all God has accomplished in the past. Until God finishes his plan, you must wait for him—but you can know for certain that God’s sovereign plan is good and wise. Waiting upon him is never in vain. He will always come through. He will deliver on every one of his promises. Your godly desires will be satisfied, according to God’s perfect will and in God’s perfect timing.”