but they who wait for 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.
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.
who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies.
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
They go from strength to strength; each one appears before God in Zion.
You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
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.
For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises the dead. He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.
On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.
Wait for the Lord and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land; you will look on when the wicked are cut off.
Yet the righteous holds to his way, and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.
Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.
I will make them strong in the Lord, and they shall walk in his name,” declares the Lord.
It will be said on that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.”
Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart.
Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.
I will wait for the Lord, who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, and I will hope in him.
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, till he has mercy upon us.
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
May integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.
Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.
and he is merciful to him, and says, ‘Deliver him from going down into the pit; I have found a ransom; let his flesh become fresh with youth; let him return to the days of his youthful vigor’; then man prays to God, and he accepts him; he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.
Then Samson called to the Lord and said, “O Lord God, please remember me and please strengthen me only this once, O God, that I may be avenged on the Philistines for my two eyes.”
I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.
They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God.
and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.
A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High;
Who is that coming up from the wilderness, leaning on her beloved? Under the apple tree I awakened you. There your mother was in labor with you; there she who bore you was in labor.
the first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like an ox, the third living creature with the face of a man, and the fourth living creature like an eagle in flight.
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