(James 5:7-12, Romans 8:1-13)

Challenge Truth

  1. Be patient- Until I come (Rev. 22:20) Jesus is coming
  2. Be patient- Establish your hearts Jesus is coming
  3. Be patient- Do not grumble Jesus is the Judge
  4. Be patient- Look at the prophets Jesus suffered for us
  5. Be patient- Remain steadfast        Jesus endured the cross
  6. Be patient- Like Job (Job 1:21-22) Jesus is faithful  
  7. Be patient- God revealed His purpose through Job
  8. Be patient- See the compassion of the Lord (Holy Spirit)
  9. Be patient- See the mercy of God (Holy Spirit)
  10. Warning swear not: (Matthew 5:34-37)
    1. The Jews had a habit of making oaths.
    2. Let your yes be yes, keep your word, God keeps His.
    3. Condemnation comes when we think we are in control.
      1. God is our Lord let’s not act in arrogance as if we are in control.
      2. God owns it all, let’s say “Lord willing”!!!!

 

Questions for Transformation

Are you a patient person?  Most of us aren’t, but why aren’t we patient? (Romans 8:1-13)

 

  1. How does your flesh effect you in this are of patience?

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  1. Patience is a fruit of the Spirit.  How do we become more patient? (Galatians 5:16-26)

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  1. Write three ways you can apply patience to your life.

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