Tag Archives: Patience

For Glory and Beauty – Exodus 28:2

And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother for glory and for beauty. – Exodus 28:2 There are wonderful gems hidden in the Bible. Words of great value are everywhere in it, and sometimes the most profound ideas are hidden in plain sight. No where is this more true than in the ceremonies […]

Strengthened With All Might – Colossians 1:11-12

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light – Colossians 1:11-12 Do you feel strong? Well, if you believe in Christ and trust Him, you have […]

Count Them Happy Which Endure – James 5:11

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. – James 5:11 Endurance is obtained by blood, sweat and tears. Whether it is physical endurance or spiritual endurance, it must be […]

Quietly Waiting – Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. – Lamentations 3:26 The Prophet Jeremiah lived in a very tumultuous time. Israel and Judah experienced a great falling away during his life culminating in the destruction of Jerusalem and captivity. Even though he warned them in […]

Patience – Luke 21:19

Luke 21:19 – In your patience possess ye your souls. Patience is one of the characteristics of the fruit of the spirit, but how can we get it?  I know of only one way, handling tribulation in a godly manner.  Tribulation or trouble teaches disciples of Christ how to deal with the issues of life […]

Hold Me Up! – Psalm 17:5

Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. – Psalm 17:5 Meditation:  Where would we be without God?  It would be no place good for sure considering the natural bent of people to selfish indulgence.  We need help, but do we have the strength?  No, we need salvation from ourselves daily […]

Wait on the Lord – Psalm 27:14

Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. – Psalm 27:14 Meditation:  Most of us are not very good at waiting.  We are accustomed to convenient living.  If something seems to be taking a long time, we assume that something went wrong.  However […]