Posts tagged with ‘Patience’

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5/6/19 GOD SELDOM DOES GREAT THINGS IN A HURRY

by Barry Lovett

“I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His Word I do hope.” Psalm 130:5. God, who is timeless, requires of us a mature faith that may involve delays that seem like trials.  Patience is one sign of maturity, a quality that can develop only through the passing of time.  Many prayers in the Bible […]

5/21/18 THERE WILL BE A PAY DAY SOME DAY

by Barry Lovett

“For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be.” Psalm 37:10. Sometimes even dedicated Christians are tempted to complain because of what they see in the world around them. Perplexed by the success and prosperity of the wicked, oftentimes at the expense of the righteous, they ask why doesn’t the Lord do something […]

1/4/18 CHRISTLIKE LOVE IS PATIENT WITH THE FAULTS OF OTHERS.

by Barry Lovett

“Even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.” Colossians 3:13 Before criticizing others we might ask the Lord to reveal our own shortcomings.  Prior to ripping out the wires of relationships, we could check to see if patience and forgiveness are connected in our own heart.  It’s good to look inside our heart […]