The apostle Paul wrote repeatedly about patience, urging Christians to be patient with each other and in their wait for Jesus’s return. Patience, he indicated, is a Christian virtue—and it is not optional for those who follow Christ. Here, we share some of our favorite verses about patience.
With Mother’s Day just passed and Father’s Day coming in June, it seems a good time to mention God’s fifth commandment, given to Moses in Exodus 20:12: “Honor your father and mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.”
We know God created the earth, as well as the universe. We know God is beyond time and our limited imagining. But sometimes, we seem to forget this. It is in these moments when we need to cling to Scripture and the promises God makes throughout and remember: It’s about God’s way, not ours.