Psalm 40:1


“I waited patiently for the LORD, He turned to me and heard my cry.”


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God wants us to turn to Him while we feel our sorrows honestly. He doesn't want us to deny our emotions and pretend that things are better than they are. But He wants us to wait for Him, not for some perceived outcome that we want (we seek a Person, not a product).We are going to have upsets in this life. It's inevitable. And the waiting for him is going to take time. That's implied by the word “patiently.” Time and trial, that's the nature of our sanctification, our being called to grow in our Christian experience. We feel our feelings deeply and we wait for the person of God. We neither hide nor run from our emotions. They are to be dealt with honestly. We are emotional beings created in the image of an emotional God. So we wait and we weep. And in His perfect timing, He shows up for us, turns toward us and hears us. He is there for us. He is our God.