Anytime I write on Bible verses about patience-my patience gets tested! But I have a combat plan and isn’t listening to St. Paul who tells me “not to worry.” Well, it kind of is, but telling me not to worry is like telling you not to think of an apple. What did you just think about? An apple!
One way to spot bravery is to recognize who can control their emotions and who cannot. The brave person strives to master their emotions while the coward flails about recklessly.
Based on a working definition of patience, “Patience enables us to endure present evils without sadness or resentment in conformity to the will of God,” my puffy eyes, tear stained pillow and thoughts of “What in the world” and “Why” would prove I have not endured with patience. I desperately need these Bible verses about patience.
When you start learning Bible Verses About Patience be prepared to be stretched in all the right places for all the best of reasons, all for God’s glory!
Chapter one, verse one of the book of Sirach, “All wisdom comes from the Lord.” The wisdom of God, produces a steadfast heart, an unwavering heart. And the only way we can know God’s wisdom is to seek His wisdom. Not only seek it, but ponder it, consider it, and meditate on it, so we can understand it. The Book of Sirach also states, “Meditate constantly on His commands.” So this constant meditation? It is not necessarily a continual meditation on God’s commands, but a continual returning our mind to thoughts of God.
This past month of Bible verses about patience has come along at a perfectly impatient time in my life and this verse explains God’s timing.