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Patience #7—Merciful Patience

Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost; but precisely because of this I received mercy, in order that in me as the foremost, he might demonstrate his perfect longsuffering, as an example for those who were destined to put their trust in him for eternal life. 1 Timothy 1:15–16 … Continue reading

Patience #5—Power for Patience

We pray for you and ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord … strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, unto all steadfastness and longsuffering patience. Colossians 1:9–11 When we … Continue reading

Patience #3—Longsuffering Love

Love produces a willingness to suffer at length. 1 Corinthians 13:4 What good news! If we are having difficulty being patient with irritating individuals, love will enable us to suffer that irritation at some length while we continue to work for their good. Even in (or, maybe, especially in) the confines of family, we experience irritation … Continue reading