Posts Tagged 'patience'

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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