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Patience, A Fruit of the Spirit
Patience is also a work of the Spirit
II Peter 1:
5 ¶ And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be
barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Patience is a necessary quality which we must develop.
Luke 21:19 In your patience possess ye your souls.
James 5:7 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold,
the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience
for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
Our trials help us to develop patience, and patience works together with other Christian
Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
James 1:3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting
Paul used patience as a sign of his apostleship.
2 Corinthians 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 12:12 Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you
in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
The church of the Thessalonians was commended for showing patience during
1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches
of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and
tribulations that ye endure:
Jesus is keeping a record of our patience.
Revelation 2:19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and
faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be
more than the first..
We will be rewarded for being patient.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience,
I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon
all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth..
We must be patient until we receive outr inheritance.
Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Hebrews 10:36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done
the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
The Old Testament saints are given as an example for us to patiently follow.
Hebrews 12:1 ¶ Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
James 5:10 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in
the name of the Lord, for an exampleof patience.
We are strengthened by God's power which results in patience.
Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
We are urged to develop that patience.
1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after
righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
We have received the Word of God and have brought forth fruit because of
Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart,
having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
Because of the patience we have developed we have hope in the Word of God.
Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our
learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures
might have hope.
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