33 Bible Verses about Being Patient
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Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain.
So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.
full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.
But mercy was shown me in order that in me as the foremost of sinners Christ Jesus might display the fulness of His long-suffering patience as an example to encourage those who would afterwards be resting their faith on Him with a view to the Life of the Ages.
For you stand in need of patient endurance, so that, as the result of having done the will of God, you may receive the promised blessing.
But if we hope for something which we do not see, then we eagerly and patiently wait for it.
Only let endurance have perfect results so that you may become perfect and complete, deficient in nothing.
The Lord is not slow in fulfilling His promise, in the sense in which some men speak of slowness. But He bears patiently with you, His desire being that no one should perish but that all should come to repentance.
Be assured that the testing of your faith leads to power of endurance.
By your patient endurance you will purchase your lives.
fortitude, ripeness of character; and ripeness of character, hope;
Here is an opportunity for endurance on the part of God's people, who carefully keep His commandments and the faith of Jesus!"
If you do wrong and receive a blow for it, what credit is there in your bearing it patiently? But if when you do right and suffer for it you bear it patiently, this is an acceptable thing with God.
Love is patient and kind. Love knows neither envy nor jealousy. Love is not forward and self-assertive, nor boastful and conceited.
with all lowliness of mind and unselfishness, and with patience, bearing with one another lovingly, and earnestly striving to maintain,
Remember that we call those blessed who endured what they did. You have also heard of Job's patient endurance, and have seen the issue of the Lord's dealings with him--how full of tenderness and pity the Lord is.
In illustration, brethren, of persecution patiently endured take the Prophets who have spoken as messengers from the Lord.
And may the Lord guide your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.
and a bondservant of the Lord must not quarrel, but must be inoffensive towards all men, a skilful teacher, and patient under wrongs.
Since His power is so glorious, may you be strengthened with strength of every kind, and be prepared for cheerfully enduring all things with patience and long-suffering;
so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.
For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
I know your doings, your love, your faith, your service, and your patient endurance; and that of late you have toiled harder than you did at first.
She knows how to be silent. She is full of trust, full of hope, full of patient endurance.
Because in spite of suffering you have guarded My word, I in turn will guard you from that hour of trial which is soon coming upon the whole world, to put to the test the inhabitants of the earth.
Exhort aged men to be temperate, grave, sober-minded, robust in their faith, their love and their patience.
I now pass to another subject. Receive as a friend a man whose faith is weak, but not for the purpose of deciding mere matters of opinion.
And may God, the giver of power of endurance and of that encouragement, grant you to be in full sympathy with one another in accordance with the example of Christ Jesus,
to those on the one hand who, by lives of persistent right-doing, are striving for glory, honour and immortality, the Life of the Ages;
From Thematic Bible
And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the unruly, comfort the timid, sustain the weak, and be patient towards all.
Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us, simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God. Therefore, if you would escape becoming weary and faint-hearted, compare your own sufferings with those of Him who endured such hostility directed against Him by sinners.
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain. So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.
As for brotherly love, be affectionate to one another; in matters of worldly honour, yield to one another. Do not be indolent when zeal is required. Be thoroughly warm-hearted, the Lord's own servants, full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.
For you stand in need of patient endurance, so that, as the result of having done the will of God, you may receive the promised blessing. For there is still but a short time and then "The coming One will come and will not delay.
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