What is patience (fruit of the Holy Spirit)?


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There are two Greek words translated as "patience" in the New Testament. Hupomonc means "a remaining under," as when one bears up under a burden. It refers to steadfastness in difficult circumstanc...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Andy  3 photo Andy Mangus I am a Christian since October 1979 & devoted truth seeker.
I have a 'short and sweet' answer that came to me just now, which is this: Immediately, in any situation you find yourself in when your patience is being tested or tried by 'time of response to any thought, deed or action that either needs to be taken now or shortly, I suggest this process: {just do this and think this way with steadfast conviction as a Child of The Most High God}--"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, mind and spirit and He will direct your every path and every thought and every deed, by putting your faith in His hands to keep you on His narrow path of righteousness, for He is our protector, our guide and 'everlasting to everlasting' Eternal SAVIOR!" Thank You, Lord Jesus! ~~Andy~~

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