One of the most difficult things God asks us to do, in scripture, is to wait.
Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD! | Psalm 27:14
However, if God's aim for the Christian is their sanctification (1 Thes. 4:3-4)...conforming them into the image of his Son (Rom. 8:29)...then there is an eternal purpose in his ask which extends far beyond increasing anticipation or pain.
Here are (10) ways that God uses waiting to reveal our sin.