Tag Archives: patience

God’s Timing; April 6, 2021


Luke 24:49 “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” God’s plans and His promises are magnificent, but they are on His … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance; March 22, 2021


James 5:7-8 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 … Continue reading

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Asking God; March 2, 2021


Matthew 13:36 Then he left the crowd and went into the house. His disciples came to him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field.” It strikes me that it’s not wrong to ask for … Continue reading

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God’s Time; February 19, 2021


Ezekiel 37:24 “‘My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd. They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.’” From the time of Nehemiah on, distinctions between Northern and Southern … Continue reading

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The Joy of Harvest; February 5, 2021


Isaiah 9:3 You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder. It is somehow significant that in a Scripture reading list based on … Continue reading

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Rewards; January 9, 2021


2 John 1:8 Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. I don’t think this is talking about losing salvation, but it is certainly talking about losing various rewards … Continue reading

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Love and Endurance; December 10, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Paul has already expressed a very kind and and tender prayer of blessing in the last two verses of the previous chapter, and here he … Continue reading

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Christian Living; December 1, 2020


Ephesians 4:1-3 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 5, 2020


Mark 8:25 Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. I think this is a very important story, not just for those involved in … Continue reading

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Self-control; June 15, 2020


Proverbs 16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. The overall impact is the same, but it’s interesting to see that the Japanese renders this verse as, “He … Continue reading

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