Category Archives: Patience

· August 15, 2017

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Philippians 1:6 (ESV)

Be patient with yourself and the work God is doing in you!

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· July 6, 2017

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Philippians 4:13 (ESV)

If you’re trying to do it yourself, take pause. Ask God to give you wisdom, strength and the grace to allow him to do the heavy lifting in His time.

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· January 27, 2017

Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Psalm 27:14 (NIV)

Be strong and wait. The Lord is faithful.

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· April 7, 2016

The righteous person faces many troubles, but the LORD comes to the rescue each time.
Psalm 34:19 (NLT)

Be patient when justice, righteousness and integrity don’t show immediate fruit. Living right doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s going to be easy.

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· March 15, 2016

And the people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this worthless food.”
Numbers 21:5 (ESV)

Too often we get frustrated and impatient with God’s timing. It’s important that we learn from the stories in the bible where characters shared similar frustrations. We have a choice in if history repeats itself.

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· December 4, 2015

Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Psalm 27:14 (ESV)

Waiting never seems easy, but it is necessary. Trust that God will do what He has promised. He will.

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· September 21, 2015

Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.
Ephesians 4:2 (NLT)

Let us always lead and love like this.

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· June 30, 2015

I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope.
Psalm 130:5 (NIV)

When you’re having to wait, reflect on God’s world and promises. Lean into the exercise of patience and trust.

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· June 24, 2015

I replied, “But my work all seems so useless! I have spent my strength for nothing and to no purpose at all. Yet I leave it all in the LORD’s hand; I will trust God for my reward.”
Isaiah 49:4 (NLT)

Sometimes the fruit of our labor doesn’t show itself when or where we expect it. Be patient. Trust God to use your efforts in a way that is most effective for both you and the kingdom.

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· April 17, 2015

“So in the present case, I say to you, stay away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.”
Acts 5:38,39 (NASB)

If something is of man, it will be overthrown. If it is of God, it will stand the test of time. Be patient.

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