The illustration of the The Beauty Remains, the Pain Passes provides us a great example of the virtue of patience in regard to why we need it in our daily lives. As Christians, with faith comes patience. If we know God has told us to do something or he has given us a passion to do something our lives, we need to do it in season and out of season.
Deuteronomy 6:7. The Bible teaches us that a characteristic of a father is that he be a diligent teacher.
1 Corinthians 10:13. Success in resisting temptation is based on our relationship and obedience to God. Sometimes we may feel that a temptation is so strong that there is no way to resist it. This temptation may be food, sex, pride, or anything.
Bible Summary. Jesus showed us how to have Christian patience while He was on this Earth. Christians need patience to minister to people. All Christians need patience to be able to do the Lord's will. God has called all Christians to minister the Gospel and this must be done in unity and peace. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning Christian 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.
Bible Summary. Patience is essential to our salvation. The Bible says that hope is needed to be patience. For Christians it is our hope in Jesus Christ that brings patience. If we have no hope, we have no need for patience. Patience is also closely aligned with love as well as hope. Love is full of patience and hope.
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