Psalms 31-40: Waiting on the Lord

(31-40) Read 38:15.  Again and again in these psalms, we are encouraged to wait on the Lord.  What do you think that means?  Give an example of when you have had to wait upon the Lord.

For what situations in your life today do you need to wait upon the Lord?

In the following verses, what words further describe what this waiting should look like?  Or not look like?  How do each of these ideas apply to your current life situation?

31:24 –

33:20-22 –

37:7-9, 34 –

39:7 –

40:1 –

(31-40) What are we encouraged to do again and again in these verses: 31:6,14-15;  32:10,  33:21,  37:3,5;  40:3-4?  How is this related to waiting?

(31-40) What incentives does God give us to wait upon Him (33:20, 38:15, 40:1)?

What further incentives do we find in 31:19, 34:8, 36:7-9?

How do these incentives encourage you to wait on the Lord in your current life situation?

(31-40) Which verse(s) or psalm especially speaks to you, and why?

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