5/13/2013Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.org1Wednesday NightStudy SeriesLesson Author K.Brady
Patience5/13/2013Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.org2 Patience..What is It? A Fruit of the Spirit? Why Add it to your Faith? Trials builds Patience You Win when you Wait? Patience is needed for Others…Topics below to be discussed (02/15/12)
5/13/20133Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgPatience It is more than passive waiting or gentle tolerance Which means “Enduring”, “Forbearing”, “Longsuffering” Word Occurrence - Found 33 times in the Bible In a Nutshell Patience is “Endurance”, “Forbearance”and “Moderation”Webster Defines Patience as bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint(other) manifesting forbearance under provocation or strainPatience
5/13/20134Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgFruit of the Spirit?Patience is a Fruit of the SpiritGal 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, “longsuffering”,gentleness, goodness, faith,The word “Longsuffering comes from the same Greek word used for Patience in“makrothumia” G3115) to longanimity, that is, (objectively) forbearance or(subjectively) fortitude: - longsuffering, patience….(Also Used in James 5:10)Patience
5/13/20135Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgWhy Add it to Your Faith?PatienceChildren of God need to run the spiritual racewith forbearance and endurance. Addingpatience reveals our faith in God’s timing,omnipotence, and love.Is Patient a learned spirit?Yes…
5/13/20136Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgTrials Builds PatiencePatienceJames chap 1:3 gives us a vivid example of how trialscan makes us stronger through patience. The “trying of our Faith,worketh patience”. This in turn will perfect our faith when our storms,trials, temptations and challenges will come and will NOT go away overnight.The word patience in this text originates from a Greek word called “hupomone”̄which means enduring (waiting). This will build patience in us as we learn how to endurethrough the rough waters of Life.Read Gal 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap,if we faint not.Read 2Th 3:13 But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
5/13/20137Central Union Church of Christ, 3202 WestcliffRd #100 Killeen Texas 76543www.cucockilleen.orgYou WIN when you Wait?PatienceHow Can we win when we wait on the Lord?God will always deliver his children in due time. Psa 27:14 “Wait on theLORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart:wait, I say, on the LORD. “We Will reap the ultimate prize, eternal life if we just hold tothe promises of the Lord…Read James 5:7-8Those in the Bible who Waited..(Good Examples)James 5:10-1 (The Prophets, Job, Abraham Waited)
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