Walk with Patience
The Upward Look
by Max D. Hutto,
“with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love” Ephesians 4:2 ESV
Walking with patience is another character trait in Paul’s list that describes life in Christ. To be patient is to be long-suffering, not giving up even under a heavy burden or load. It is to be long-tempered, not blowing up in a huff and a snort. It is not quick-tempered nor easily provoked, but it is slow to anger, enduring petty annoyances. Patience is expressing a confident trust and reliance on God. It is obeying God, following His Word and His will, while waiting on God to accomplish His work in His own time and His own way.
Lord Jesus, I am often overwhelmed by the trials and troubles of life. Instead of giving up and doing nothing, help me to patiently press on, obeying Your Word.
May 27, 2022 - © Copyright 2022, Max D. Hutto.
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