Daily Verses: Galatians 5:16-26.
Key Verse: Proverbs 16:32:”
“Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.”
Self-Control, which is equivalent to patient, is one of the fruits
of the Spirit according to Galatians 5:22. This characteristic has to always be
found in God’s children. In our life, we have probably made a bad decision when
we acted before God gives us the answer or we become impatient with others. However,
we have to know that patient will shield someone from making a bad decision.
Imagine if God is not patient with the sinners. We might all have perished. If
a person says that they have love but are not patient, that love will be
tasteless because his/her impatient will cover the love. Love needs patient
because if we want to someone whom we love or a situation to be changed, we
need to be willing to wait. Fights can be avoided if people have self-control
and patient towards others.
Patience can transform evil into good.
I will wait patiently on God’s answer for my prayers. I will not act before God gives me the answer.
Proverbs 14:26: “He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, but he who is impulsive exalts folly.
God will help me to be patient in dealing with people who are disturbing the peace in my life.
DAILY BIBLE READING: PSALM 64-66