3 Bible Stories About Patience

Humanity is constantly on the move. We want fast food, fast service, and fast resolutions to high profile controversial court cases. When we do not get what we want, we get impatient and want somebody to pay for not doing something when we want it to be done. As we struggle with our own impatience, there is much we can learn by looking at three Bible stories about patience.What is the common definition of the word patience? The common definition of patience is “the capacity to accept or t … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses About Patience with Commentary

Bible Verses About Patience

The Bible has many verses on patience.  What are some of the most prominent verses and what do they mean in application to the believer today?Patience is The word patience in the Hebrew is "qavah" which means "to wait for, to look for, to hope, or to expect."  All of these words in themselves are very descriptive of patience.   In the Greek, it is used most often as "hypomenō" which means "to remain, to abide, to preserver, endure, or to bear bravely and calmly."  Again, these words fit nice … [Read more...]