Patience is a great godly virtue that the Word of God encourages every Christian to cultivate. It is the mustard seed with which your hope can grow and be strengthened. If your hope must get a promise, it must be fueled with patience. Several inspiring Bible verses about patience abound in scriptures. As you study and meditate on these verses, you naturally found that you can exercise patience maturely.
Like that farmer who plants and patiently waits for the rains to water his farm and for the plants to germinate, grow and mature for harvest, you must also learn patience. Without patience, you cannot enjoy God’s promises to you in Christ or inherit the kingdom of God. Bible verses about patience will grant you the understanding you need to walk in patience continually.
1. Romans 12:12
Rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer
2. Galatians 6:9
Let’s not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don’t give up.
3. Romans 8:25
But if we hope for that which we don’t see, we wait for it with patience.
4. Psalm 37:7-9
7 Rest in Yahweh, and wait patiently for him.
Don’t fret because of him who prospers in his way,
because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.
8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath.
Don’t fret; it leads only to evildoing.
9 For evildoers shall be cut off,
but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.
5. Ephesians 4:2
with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love
6. Philippians 4:6
7. 1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient and is kind. Love doesn’t envy. Love doesn’t brag, is not proud
8. Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you,” says Yahweh, “thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.
9. Ecclesiastes 7:9
Don’t be hasty in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
10. Isaiah 40:31
but those who wait for Yahweh will renew their strength.
They will mount up with wings like eagles.
They will run, and not be weary.
They will walk, and not faint.
The promises of God are ‘Yes and Amen’ because the Word of God of God must come to true. However, if you must experience these promises in your life, you must be patient and believe that Jesus Christ the lord your God will deliver his promises. Understand that Jesus is King of kings, the Lord of the lords so he can decide when or how to deliver his promises.
God is very patient. A careful study on the Bible verses about patience above will show you the character of God concerning His Word or promises. Also, those who won with their faith in the Word of God in scriptures all exhibited the virtue of patience.
Remember the likes of Abraham, Hannah, Rebecca, and the apostles and other disciples of Jesus Christ etc. They patiently waited for the promises of God to be fulfilled in their lives as the Bible verses about patience above showed us. This is what the Lord God expects from you too. He wants you to be patient so you can get whatever you ask in the name of Jesus that is in God’s will.