Exercising Patience

What are we impatient about? What does impatience mean? Impatience is annoyance because of delay or opposition, to bother, restless eagerness to go somewhere or to do something. Patience in doing the will of God is not an optional Christian virtue, because faith is...

The Love Of God

The love of God in this verse is “agape” love. It is a love that desires to do what God wants no matter what it is. I John 5:1-3 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is...

Are You Growing in Patience?

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.  James 1:2-4 We are asked to see the value of...

How to Grow Godly Fruit

The Lord was not talking about literal fruit such as apples and pears. He was talking about fruit that comes from within a person who has been saved from sin and has received God’s spirit. The types of fruits that should be seen from this person are found in the...

Waiting on the Lord

God is not in the business of fast. He is in the business of His time, and that takes patience and waiting on the Lord. The story of Lazarus gives us an example of some who had to wait and it meant the death of their brother. Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus,...