Posts Tagged 'patience'

Some Days Our Boat Rocks in the Waves of Life

March 4th, 2018

Some Days Our Boat Rocks in the Waves of Life

 James 1:2-3 (KJB) My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

Every professing Christian can be fooled into choosing to follow the pulling of his flesh.  Some seasons of life are composed of treacherously dark and alluring waves beating against a man’s short spiritual fuse.  In these tense times, there is always ample opportunity for ...

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The Beating of A “Spiritual Drum”

February 7th, 2017

The Beating of A “Spiritual Drum”

Job 17:6 (KJB)   He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

God allowed Job to be used an example of both great spiritual poverty and patience.

Job’s life was once beating as a tabret, or a “spiritual showcase” of sorts displaying a prosperous life of plenty many admired.  Job’s life then began to beat on another “spiritual drum” of sorts calling attention to the great power ...

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Patience Perfects

February 1st, 2017

Patience Perfects

James 1:3-4 (KJB)   Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.  4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Patience is not one of my strong suits.  In fact, I can be downright impatient and even exasperated at times.

What about you?

It is a constant battle to remind myself that God desires to try my faith as well as strengthen my patience.  If I let myself become frustrated ...

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Paul Was Spiritually at Ease

September 18th, 2016

Paul Was Spiritually at Ease

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. (2 Corinthians 4:8-10 KJV)

Trouble looms all around us.  It is easy to lose hope shifting our view to peer intently upon dark storm clouds ...

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Take Up Your Cross August 27th 2015

Do you have a short fuse?

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. (James 1:2-3 KJV)

Patience seems to be in short supply today; both among individuals operating in accordance to ways of this world and with those who profess to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  The response to adverse or contrary circumstances of those acknowledging to live unto the things of Christ ...

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