25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; 26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.
This passage of scripture opens a few thought patterns, hope, seek, and patience. To hope for something is to want something to happen. To seek is attempting to find and patience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. With this in mind I gain the understanding that God is good to those who are attempting to find the salvation of the Lord, whose wants are in parallel to Jah, and attempt to find the Existence of El Shaddai.
In life this is how I understand the attitude of life. It’s not to have everything right now because we tend to not appreciate those things. When we are impatient it builds a stress level within which affects our total spirit-body connection. To hope for nothing but God can centralize our wellbeing.
1. The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him…
a. The synonyms of hope are aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, goal, plan, and design. These terms build a pattern to live that revolves around the understanding of God and God’s creation of our individual selves. To know who God is we have to go into the Existence of. It’s just like a house, looking from the outside I cannot tell what the interior of the house is until I enter it. Once I enter the house I can tell how many bedrooms there are, how tall the ceilings are, what color the walls are, et cetera. The same goes for God, how are we to know who we serve if we are not familiar with the One Whom we serve. It takes more that claiming a religious status or spending a day in worship, this has to be a daily activity to know the One that Exist within. Got you on that one huh, God Exist within us, so to understand Jah is to understand the One within us.
2. …to the one who seeks him…
a. Attempting to seek takes me another scripture in the bible that has the acronym A.S.K. Matthew 7:7 "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. When we put forth the effort to find God we understand more about God. My own understanding has stopped me from acknowledging God as him and rendering the many titles of El Shaddai existence. God is neither he nor she but the True and Wise God whom all that has life is the Creator of. A spirit has no sexual preference therefore God can be neither he nor she, but that’s another study topic. To seek our Creator is the method that brings forth understanding of the One that created all that we exist in.
3. …it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord….
a. Here is where most of us have a problem at. When we want something we want it know and are unwilling to wait. But here’s the problem, what do we gain by expediting the results, we miss the time spent obtaining the result. Some might say, so what I got what I wanted, but we sometimes miss the things which can help us sustain the want. We miss the steps that we can take that may help us achieve a higher greatness in life. When we rush to get we miss the how’s to get. Salvation means a source or means of being saved from harm, ruin, or loss. Salvation of the Lord is the source of deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss in the life we live.
It is perfectly placed in order the method of knowing Jah. To hope, seek, and wait on the Lord demonstrates a pattern of success in life. All of what God does has an order and purpose. Just like math, which is always true, God gives us equations to figure out the results. It is up to us to remove ourselves out of the equation and better understand how the equation works. Once we gain the understanding we can then plug in the numbers, self, and perform the equation God has given us. The results we obtain from properly working the equation(s) will guide us into a life of endless success.