One of the greatest struggles of my life has been battling obsessive compulsive scary thoughts. In a new interview, author John Green was able to put into words some of what I couldn’t. This post needs to be read and shared because these thoughts try to convince us to remain quiet and alone…and we do.
Let’s look at Bible verses about patience. Thankfully the Word of God is filled with wisdom and counsel to help us battle against impatience. A fair warning though, when we look at the struggle against patience, we will almost always find a problem with pride as well.
A reflection from the Daily Advent Devotional for Women Day 23. Are you just about all prepared out? But have you been making the right preparations? Stop and ask God one question today and see.
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.
Today we are in the Book of Hebrews in Bible Quotes about patience. But I’m also in another book that I cannot wait to share details about!