Patience, The Nature Of
Most Relevant Verses
Now may the God Who gives the power of patient endurance (steadfastness) and Who supplies encouragement, grant you to live in such mutual harmony and such full sympathy with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,
He was oppressed, [yet when] He was afflicted, He was submissive and opened not His mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so He opened not His mouth.
Now this was the passage of Scripture which he was reading: Like a sheep He was led to the slaughter, and as a lamb before its shearer is dumb, so He opens not His mouth.
Urge the older men to be temperate, venerable (serious), sensible, self-controlled, and sound in the faith, in the love, and in the steadfastness and patience [of Christ].
And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety),
But let endurance and steadfastness and patience have full play and do a thorough work, so that you may be [people] perfectly and fully developed [with no defects], lacking in nothing.
Moreover [let us also be full of joy now!] let us exult and triumph in our troubles and rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that pressure and affliction and hardship produce patient and unswerving endurance.
Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience.
- Afflictions, Benefits Of
- Being Patient
- Christ Being Silent
- Christ Was Killed
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Hope In Hard Times
- Humility Of Christ
- Jesus Christ, Meekness Of
- Life Struggles
- Maintaining Faith
- Patience In Hard Times
- Patience, Produces
- Self Control
- Sheep Shearing