LORD is good unto them that
wait for him,
to the soul that seeketh
It is good that a man
should both hope and quietly wait
for the salvation of the LORD.
It is good for a man that he bear
the yoke in his youth.
He sitteth alone and keepeth silence,
because he hath borne it
He putteth his mouth in the dust;
if so be there may be hope."
The Sound of Silence
answer is an answer!
asked Jesus question after question,
asked Jesus where He was from,
Jesus gave no
To some, Jesus
gave absolutely no response.
Chapter 11 when John the Baptist
was in prison,
he sent his disciples
to ask Jesus if
He was the Messiah,
and Jesus told
and show John again those things
do hear and see:
receive their sight,
lepers are cleansed,
are raised up,
poor have the gospel preached to them.
And blessed is he,
whosoever shall not
offended in me."
a response also,
but not the one
they were after:
to the angel:
shall I know this?
for I am an old man, and my wife well
stricken in years.
And the angel answering said unto him,
I am Gabriel, that stand in the
presence of God;
and am sent to speak unto thee and
to show thee these glad tidings.
And, behold, thou shalt be dumb,
and not able to speak,
until the day that these things shall
because thou believest not my words,
which shall be fulfilled in their season."
God seems silent at times
doesn't mean He
silence is "golden".
And the silence
of God might just be speaking volumes!
therefore will the LORD wait,
that he may be gracious unto you,
and therefore will he be exalted,
that he may have mercy upon you:
for the LORD is a God of
blessed are all they that
wait for him."