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For what were
the precious promises of the word written?
"For whatsoever things were written aforetime, were written for our
learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have
hope." Rom. 15:4.
What is the
Father Himself called?
"The God of patience and consolation." Rom: 15:5.
enjoined upon us in Holy Writ?
"Be patient toward all men." 1 Thess. 5:14. "In your
patience possess ye your souls." Luke 21:19.
What contrast in
drawn between the patient and the hasty spirit?
"He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding; but he that
is hasty of spirit exalteth folly." Prov. 14:29.
persons did James refer to, while dwelling on patience?
"Take, my brethren, the prophets... for an example of suffering
affliction, and of patience." "Ye have heard of the patience of
Job." James 5:10, 11.
glorious event are the children of God bidden patiently to wait?
"And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the
patient waiting for Christ." 2 Thess. 3:5. "Be patient
therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Be ye also patient,
stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh."
James 5:7, 8.
What good things
are spoken of those who endure?
"Behold, we count them happy which endure." James 5:11. "Blessed
is the man that endureth temptation." James 1:12. "He that
endureth to the end, shall be saved." Matt. 10:22.
What does the
trying of faith work?
"Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience."
James 1:3. "Not only so but we glory in tribulations also; knowing that
tribulation worketh patience." Rom. 5:3.
What will be one
of the characteristic traits of those who shall prepare for the second coming of
"Here is the patience of the saints; here are they that keep the
commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus... And I looked, and behold a white
cloud, and upon the cloud One sat like unto the Son of man, having on His head a
golden crown, and in His hand a sharp sickle." Rev. 14:12, 14.
What should be
the language of every heart?
"I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in His word do I
hope." Ps. 130:5.