20 Bible Verses About Patience
Today we will be dealing with 20 Bible Verses About Patience.
The bible says blessed are the meek for they shall see God. Being patient is a virtue. It’s a character every christians should possess and emulate. Being patient can take us to places that we imagined and also places beyond our imagination.
What does being patient really mean?
It’s the ability to accept delay, trouble, suffering, challenges without complaining, getting upset or angry. After accepting Jesus as our personal Lord and savior, the HolySpirit comes upon usaand then teaches and guide us on what to do and not to do. One of the lessons we will learn from the holy spirit is how to be patient. Being patient is an important aspect of faith, infact how do you call yourself a believer when you cannot wait patiently for God’s purpose and will to be fulfilled in your life.
Our level of faith determines how patient we have been. Life itself is full of challenges, trials and tribulations. There are days that when we play we get speedy answers and sometimes there are delay and we need to wait on God and continually tarry in God’s presence.
Those who wait on God will see God and His hands in every of their endeavors. Our father Abraham waited and was crowned to be the father of all nations and was greatly blessed beyond what humans can comprehend. Waiting on God has so many benefits and those who wait are called blessed and favoured.
Here we will talk about bible verses that will show us the benefits of waiting and believing in God and also the strength to be patient.
1. Psalm 37:7-9
Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices! Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.
2. Romans 12:12
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
3. James 5:7-8
Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
4. 1 Timothy 1:16
But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
5. Colossians 3:12-13
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.
6. Galatians 5:22-23
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
7. 1 Corinthians 13:4-5
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful.
8. Ephesians 4:1-3
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
9. Romans 5:2-4
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.
10. 1 Timothy 1:12-17
I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
11. Romans 8:25
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.
12. Philippians 4:6
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
13. 1 Peter 2:19-23
For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.
14. Luke 8:15
As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.
15. James 5:8
You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
16. Proverbs 14:29
Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
17. Luke 21:19
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
18. Hebrews 6:15
And thus Abraham, having patiently waited, obtained the promise.
19. 2 Timothy 2:24
And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil.
20. Psalm 27:14
Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!