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James 5:7-8

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain. Be also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.

James 1:2-4

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that 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 farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain. Be also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near. Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest you be judged: 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 them happy who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very compassionate, and of tender mercy.

Patience » In waiting for God

Luke 2:25

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Isaiah 33:2

O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for you: be their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

Patience » Encouraged

Patience » Examples of

Revelation 1:9

I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and 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 surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such hostility of sinners against himself, lest you be wearied and faint in your minds.

James 5:7-8

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain. Be also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.

Romans 12:10-12

Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another; Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; constant in prayer;

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you 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 your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them who are evil: and you have tried them who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars: And have endured, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have 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 so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

James 1:2-3

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.

Patience » To be exercised in » Tribulation

Patience » They who are in authority, should exercise

Matthew 18:26

The servant therefore fell down, and worshiped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay you all.

Acts 26:3

Especially because I know you to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: therefore I beseech you 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

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

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, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and 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, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue: read more.
By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall: For so an entrance shall be provided unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Patience » Ministers should follow after

Patience » Those that are not patient

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue: read more.
By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Patience » What teaches patience

Romans 15:1-4

We then that are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification. For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached you fell on me. read more.
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through patience and 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 servants 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 you are 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 dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them. And Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of springing water. And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him. And they dug another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah. And he removed from there, and dug another well; and for that they strove not: 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

Luke 2:25

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Patience » Instances of » moses

Exodus 16:7-8

And in the morning, then you shall see the glory of the LORD; for he hears your murmurings against the LORD: and what are we, that you 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 hears your murmurings which you murmur 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 your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them who are evil: and you have tried them who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars: And have endured, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have 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

Luke 2:25

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Patience » Instances of » David

Patience » Instances of » John

Revelation 1:9

I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and 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

4;14;18

The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Patience As A Fruit Of The Spirit

48;5;22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Patience Exercised

58;12;1

Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Patience In Hard Times

59;1;3

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.

Patience In Relationships

45;5;11

And not only so, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the reconciliation.

Patience, Accompanied By

61;1;6

And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness;

Patience, In Christian Living

58;12;1

Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Patience, Produces

59;1;4

But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

Patience, The Nature Of

45;15;5

Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be like minded one toward another according to Christ Jesus: