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Patience #4—Hopeful Patience

Be longsuffering; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. Do not complain, brethren, against one another, that you yourselves may not be judged. … Those who spoke in the Lord’s name are an example of patience and longsuffering. Behold, we count those fortunate who endured. James 5:8–11 If we had … Continue reading

Patience #3—Longsuffering Love

Love produces a willingness to suffer at length. 1 Corinthians 13:4 What good news! If we are having difficulty being patient with irritating individuals, love will enable us to suffer that irritation at some length while we continue to work for their good. Even in (or, maybe, especially in) the confines of family, we experience irritation … Continue reading

Patience #2—Wisely Patient

The end of a matter is better than its beginning. Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit. Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools. Ecclesiastes 7:8–9 God is perfectly wise. From him we learn the nature of wisdom. It is the ability … Continue reading

Patience #1—“Post-its” For Patience

Waiting weighs on our weary souls. We must wait because much of life is out of our control. Realizing this makes us nervous. Often we try to take matters into our own hands, reacting excitedly when we hear “Hey, I know a shortcut!” When it comes to God’s promises to engage himself for our good, … Continue reading

Humility #8—Humility’s Praise

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven consists of these. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:3–6 O Lord, it was not … Continue reading

Humility #7—Tested Humility

He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, … that he might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the Eternal … that he might test you, to do good for … Continue reading

Humility #6—Renewing Humility

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves and pray, and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 Physical health begins with humility. So does spiritual health. Before a doctor will work with … Continue reading

Humility #5—Freeing Humility

With meekness correct those who oppose the truth, so perhaps God may grant them repentance, which will lead to the knowledge of the truth, so they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will. 2 Timothy 2:25–26 Correction is for the … Continue reading

Humility #4—Humble Graciousness

Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety upon him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:5–7 Fear and arrogance … Continue reading

Humility #3—Revived Humility

Thus says the high and exalted One, who lives forever, whose name is holy, “I dwell on a high and holy place, and also with the contrite and lowly of spirit, in order to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite. For I will not contend forever, … … Continue reading

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