Tag Archives: Patience

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 […]

He Is Faithful Who Promised – Hebrews 11:11

Hebrews 11:11 – Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised. Meditation:  Yesterday I had the privilege of preaching about Sarah, the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac.  She was an extraordinarily faithful […]

The Wings of God – Ruth 2:12

Ruth 2:12 – The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust. It is easy to grow weary in this world.  Our minds and bodies become overwhelmed despite heroic efforts.  It is moments like these that is good […]