Posts tagged with ‘Patience’

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10/1/20 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 that maturity, a quality that can develop only through the passing of time.  Many prayers in the […]

2/4/20 THE MORE WE APPRECIATE GOD’S PATIENCE THE LESS WE WILL TEST IT

by Barry Lovett

“The Lord God [is] merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth.” Exodus 34:6. Our heavenly Father would probably say that His spiritual children – people like you and me – can be guilty of pretty exasperating behavior.  We’re slow to learn.  We have setbacks.  We choose to break the rules.  We create havoc with the things […]

11/8/19 GOD USES TRIALS TO BUILD CHARACTER

by Barry Lovett

“…tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character.” Romans 5:3-4. The tests of life can help us develop strong Christian character, but that does not always happen.  For example, some people lose patience instead of gaining it when facing a trial.  If we are committed to serving the Lord, we can expect to be tested.  God uses trials to build […]

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 […]