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James 5:7-8

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient and confirm your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draws near.

James 1:2-4

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials, knowing that the proving of your faith works patience, and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

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fruit of the Spirit » Patience

James 5:7-11

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient and confirm your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draws near. Complain not one against another, brethren, that ye not be condemned: behold, the judge stands before the door. read more.
Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. Behold, we count blessed those who endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job and have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is very merciful, and full of compassion.

Patience » In waiting for God

Isaiah 33:2

O LORD, have mercy on us; we wait for thee: thou wert the strength of thy people in the beginning, be also our saving health in the time of tribulation.

Patience » Encouraged

Patience » Examples of

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and participant in the tribulation and in the kingdom and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

More verses: Revelation 14:12

Patience » Being patient

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us, with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.

James 5:7-8

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient and confirm your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draws near.

Romans 12:10-12

loving one another with brotherly love, with honour preferring one another; not slothful in earnest care, but fervent in the Spirit, serving the Lord, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, constant in prayer,

Hebrews 10:36-37

for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come and will not tarry.

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Faith

Revelation 13:10

He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for Christ

Patience » Christ, an example of

Acts 8:32

The place of the scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter, and like a lamb dumb before his shearer, so opened he not his mouth;

Patience » Commended

Revelation 2:2-3

I know thy works and thy labour and thy patience and how thou canst not bear those who are evil; and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles and are not and hast found them liars, and hast suffered, and doth suffer and for my name's sake hast laboured and hast not fainted.

Patience » Necessary to the inheritance of the promises

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for the hope of the gospel

Patience » To be exercised in » Well-doing

Patience » What works patience

Romans 5:3-4

And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

James 1:2-3

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials, knowing that the proving of your faith works patience,

Patience » To be exercised in » Tribulation

Patience » They who are in authority, should exercise

Matthew 18:26

The slave therefore fell down and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

Acts 26:3

especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews; therefore, I beseech thee to hear me patiently.

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for God

Patience » Trials of saints lead to

Patience » Exercise, towards all

Patience » Exemplified

Patience » Instances of » Job

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for God's salvation

Patience » To be exercised in » Bearing the yoke

Patience » Ministers approved by

Patience » The patient in spirit

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Joyfulness

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Longsuffering

Patience » Saints strengthened unto all

Patience » Exemplified » Paul

Patience » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and participant in the tribulation and in the kingdom and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Patience » Those that are patient

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you in the knowledge of God and of our Lord Jesus, as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue, read more.
whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust. Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God; and in fear of God, brotherly love; and in brotherly love, charity. For if these things are in you and abound, they shall not let you be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind and walks feeling the way with his hand, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. Therefore, brethren, give all the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, ye shall never fall. Because in this manner the entrance shall be abundantly administered unto you in the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Patience » Ministers should follow after

Patience » Those that are not patient

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you in the knowledge of God and of our Lord Jesus, as all things that pertain to life and to godliness are given us of his divine power, through the knowledge of him that has called us by his glory and virtue, read more.
whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust. Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge; and in knowledge, temperance; and in temperance, patience; and in patience, fear of God; and in fear of God, brotherly love; and in brotherly love, charity. For if these things are in you and abound, they shall not let you be idle nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind and walks feeling the way with his hand, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Patience » What teaches patience

Romans 15:1-4

We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves. Let each one of us please his neighbour in that which is good, unto edification. For the Christ did not please himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of those that reproached thee fell on me. read more.
For the things that were written beforehand were written for our instruction that we, through patient endurance and through the comfort of the scriptures, might have hope.

Patience » To be exercised in » Running the race set before us

Patience » Exemplified » Abraham

Patience » Suffering with, for well-doing, is acceptable with God

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Temperance

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Godliness

Patience » Instances of » Isaac toward the people of gerar

Genesis 26:15-22

For all the wells which his father's slaves had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them and filled them with earth. And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us, for thou art become much mightier than we. And Isaac departed from there and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar and dwelt there. read more.
And Isaac reopened the wells of water, which they had opened in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham, and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them. And Isaac's slaves dug in the valley and found there a well of living waters. And the pastors of Gerar strove with Isaac's pastors, saying, The water is ours; therefore he called the name of the well Esek, because they strove with him. And they opened another well and strove for that one also; and he called the name of it Sitnah. And he left there and opened another well; and for that one they did not strive and he called the name of it Rehoboth, and he said, For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Patience » Produces » Hope

Patience » God, is the God of

Patience » Produces » Experience

Patience » The reward for patience

Patience » To be exercised in » Bringing forth fruits

Patience » Exemplified » Simeon

Patience » Instances of » moses

Exodus 16:7-8

And in the morning ye shall see the glory of the LORD; for he has heard your murmurings against the LORD; and what are we, that ye murmur against us? And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat and in the morning bread to the full; for the LORD has heard your murmurings which ye have murmured against him; and what are we? Your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.

Patience » Should have its perfect work

Patience » Illustrated

Patience » Instances of » The congregation at ephesus

Revelation 2:2-3

I know thy works and thy labour and thy patience and how thou canst not bear those who are evil; and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles and are not and hast found them liars, and hast suffered, and doth suffer and for my name's sake hast laboured and hast not fainted.

Patience » Instances of » The prophets

Patience » Instances of » Paul

Patience » Instances of » The thessalonian Christians

Patience » Instances of » The congregation at thyatira

Patience » Instances of » Simeon

Patience » Instances of » David

Patience » Instances of » John

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and participant in the tribulation and in the kingdom and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Paul » Characteristics of » Patience

Topics on Patience

God, Patience Of

Numbers 14:18

The LORD is longsuffering and of great mercy, letting go of iniquity and transgression and absolving, but by no means absolving the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generations.