Patient Bible Scriptures cannot be overlooked . . . .
Being patient is not an easy task. Especially when you are waiting on an answer or a decision to be made. You want to make a wise decision but you just don't know what to do. Well, you have been told that you have to wait and be patient. Don't put the cart before the horse or don't move too quickly. Your friends or family members can tell you this over and over again but what do you do when you need encouragement and no one is around? Well, the bible scriptures below on patiences will really help you to be still and to continue to wait. Enjoy !!
Bible Scriptures on Patience
Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes. Stop being angry! Turn from your rage! Do not lose your temper—it only leads to harm. For the wicked will be destroyed, but those who trust in the Lord will possess the land.
I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry.
But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.
But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.
We were given this hope when we were saved. (If we already have something, we don’t need to hope for it. But if we look forward to something we don’t yet have, we must wait patiently and confidently.)
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.
1 Corinthians 13:4–8a
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.
We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.
And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
This means that God’s holy people must endure persecution patiently, obeying his commands and maintaining their faith in Jesus.