Waiting for his thoughts

Amos 4:13 “He who forms the mountains, creates the wind, and reveals his thoughts to man, he who turns dawn to darkness, and treads the high places of the earth—the Lord God Almighty is his name.”*

Mountain Lake

Mountain Lake (Photo credit: @Doug88888)

I’ll take those thoughts, Lord,

though I don’t see

why you’d share them…with me?

Yet, that’s what it says

and your word is true.

So, here I sit waiting,

yes…my soul waits for you.

Psalm 130:5 “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope.”*

Sometimes passages from different books of the Bible mesh together and complement one another—such is the case in the December 11 reading of The One Year Bible. In Amos we read how the Creator reveals his thoughts to man. Meanwhile, the Psalmist waits for the Lord. They both knew where to put their hope.

*The One Year Bible, December 11, NIV, copyright  1986, Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois.


About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 32 years and we have two grown sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

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