About Learning Patience
Summary. Having hope is a key component in learning patience in our day-to-day lives. Learning patience means quelling your pride. Pride does not want to wait; it wants instant gratification. People seek to learn patience because they are trying to change the way they live. God provides us the best example when learning patience and long-suffering. See below for Biblical advise and scriptures on learning patience.
Quotes & Art on Patience, Diligence, and Spiritual Warfare
Hope is Needed For Learning Patience.
Having hope is a key component in learning patience in our day-to-day lives. The Bible teaches us how to learn patience through having hope in God.
See Scripture Commentary Romans 15:4 advises us that hope and patience go together.
Learning Patience by Quelling Your Pride.
Pride does not want to wait; it wants instant gratification. Pride has no purpose except self-gratification. Pride is at odds with God's purpose in our lives. Patience comes with us having hope in something greater than ourselves.
See Scripture Commentary Ecclesiastes 7:8 advises us that the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Learning Patience Requires Righteousness, Faith, and Meekness.
Patience is not learned in a vacuum. People seek to learn patience because they are trying to change the way they live. They are aspiring to have their actions line up with their purpose.
See Scripture Commentary 1 Timothy 6:11 advises us to follow after righteousness, faith, and patience.
Learning Patience by Following God's Example.
God provides us the best example when learning patience and long-suffering. He is a truly a God of patience. Having love and compassion for others is the secret for us learning patience.
See Scripture Commentary Psalms 86:15 advises us that God is full of compassion, grace, and patience.