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  • Be Patient

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings

    We continue our series on fruit of the Spirit by examining patience.

    Introductory Considerations 1. It is not part of my nature. I wish I could be that way but it just isn’t me. If there is one thing I struggle with - it is being patient. I’m the type of person who will ask God for patience but only on one condition - I WANT IT NOW. 2. Would you say that you ...read more

  • Love Is Patient Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 118 ratings

    Being patient means to be longsuffering, when you are patient with others you are demonstrating the Love of God to them.

    LOVE IS PATIENCE I CORINTHIANS 13:4 The Bible says, "It is not good for man to be alone." You and I are created to have fellowship with God and each other. It is no accident that solitary confinement is considered to be punishment. Tonight, we are going to look at relationships and their ...read more

  • Please Be Patient

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 14, 2000
    based on 157 ratings

    A study of Christian patience

    Please Be Patient James 5:7-12 May 24, 1998 Introduction I. Young Man seeking patience II. Patience Testers * Long lines at the grocery * Having someone pull out in front of you on the highway and then drive extremely slow * Children who refuse to go to sleep * Slow service in the ...read more

  • Being Patient

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    This sermon addresses how we need to be patient and let God decide when it it is time to separate the wheat from the weeds of His field.

    BEING PATIENT Text: Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43 I used to work at the Milliken plant in Saluda, SC. As I worked there I became increasingly familiar with how things were in the textile industry here in the United States as opposed to other countries. One day while eating breakfast I had ...read more

  • Patient Endurance

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 289 ratings

    Through patient endurance, we can hang on until Jesus returns.

    James 5:7-11 Sept. 26, 1999 Living in Expectation of Jesus’ return (Part 2) – Patient Endurance INTRODUCTION A young man, a Christian, went to an older believer to ask for prayer. "Will you please pray that I may be more patient?" he asked. The aged saint agreed. They knelt together ...read more

  • A Patient Urgency

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Nov 3, 2002
    based on 36 ratings

    God calls us to apprenticeship. Evangelism (the mission) is more important than our own personal spiritual growth; demonstrated through Abraham, Moses, Peter, Paul; and with a focus on 1 cor 9.

    A Patient Urgency Nov. 2/3, 2002 Intro: "Everyone seemed confident that the ship was all right," recalled first-class passenger Henry Sleeper Harper. At last, however, the call came for all passengers to come up on deck wearing their life belts, and soon after midnight, Captain Smith directed ...read more

  • Love Is Patient Series

    Contributed by Kevin Cummins on Apr 20, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    One of the most difficult areas to show patience in is our relationships with others. But that is exactly what God’s Word calls us to have in our relationships. Because love is patient.

    “Did you hear about the teacher who was helping one of her kindergarten students put on his boots? He asked for help and she could see why? With her pulling and him pushing, the boots still didn’t want to go on. When the second boot was on, she had worked up a sweat. She almost whimpered when ...read more

  • Hurry Up And Be Patient Already!

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Dec 13, 2001
    based on 46 ratings

    How James calls on Christians to be patient because Jesus is coming soon and because God blesses patience.

    December 16, 2001 James 5:7-11 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. 9 Don’t ...read more

  • In Light Of His Coming - Be Patient

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 4, 2000
    based on 151 ratings

    In II Thess. 1, Paul writes about the three things that will take place when He returns.

    OPEN: Back in the 1800’s R.A. Torrey was preaching on the 2nd coming of Christ before a crowd of nearly 3000. As he finished his sermon, Dr. Torrey felt carried away by his subject and climaxed saying: “It may be that before we arise in the morning… or that before we sleep tonight… or it ...read more

  • Patient Edurance In Tough Times

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Mar 31, 2002
    based on 120 ratings

    God’s Word has a prescription for God’s people in tough times.

    GOOD PEOPLE - BAD TIMES 1- There is a tendency to get frustrated with the way things always seem to go.(Hard to get ahead) 2- God’s word is the solution to our problem! (“…word is a lamp unto my feet…Ps 119:105) 3- Often problems are no more than a lack of perspective. (illus. Things we ...read more

  • Patiently Enduring Sufferings

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 56 ratings

    WE CAN PATIENTLY ENDURE SUFFERINGS BECAUSE OF OUR SURE HOPE THAT THEY WILL END IN A FAR SURPASSING GLORY 1. Introductory Statement -- We need to reckon our share in sufferings to be insignificant compared to our share in glory (:18) 2. The Fractured Creation -- Our dying world shows its ...read more

  • Be Patient - Have Faith

    Contributed by Mark Christian on Dec 8, 2003
    based on 86 ratings

    Sermon starts focused on our patience built on our faith, but changes focus to God’s goodness, compassion and mercy upon which our faith rests.

    Be Patient – Have Faith Mark Christian A couple of years ago, I heard Patrick Mead, a missionary to Africa and many other places, describe a very real picture of faith. He told of a family in Africa who had stored up a year’s harvest of grain. Each day, the mother and father would ration out ...read more

  • Patiently Waiting For Christ's Return Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Mar 17, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    We might ache for the redemption of creation, but James calls us to wait patiently.

    James 5:7-12 Patiently waiting for Christ’s Return What are you going to do when Spring finally comes? – tell your neighbour What are you going to do when Christ finally comes? – tell your neighbour Revelation 21 The New Jerusalem 1Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the ...read more

  • Our God Is A Patient God Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 27 ratings

    This is the first in a five sermon series on the attributes of God.

    Our God is a Patient God II Peter 3:1-9 I. He Patiently Stirs Us With His Word (v. 1-2) A. His Word Stirs a New Devotion “Behold, I long for Your precepts; Revive me in Your righteousness.” – Psalm 119:40 1. A new devotion to our commitment to Christ 2. A new devotion to the church 3. A ...read more

  • Patiently Expecting Christ's Return

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Sep 4, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    We are to patiently wait expecting Christ’s return soon