Thesaid, “But he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved” (Matthew 24:13). The way of the cross we walk with the Lord is filled with difficulties and frustrations, as well as the temptations of various evil trends from Satan and conflicts with others. Without patience, we will not be able to follow the Lord to the very end, and will not be saved. The following 12 Bible verses about patience will help us build up our patience.
By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaks the bone.
And you shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
In your patience possess you your souls.
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
2 Corinthians 11:19
For you suffer fools gladly, seeing you yourselves are wise.
With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love;
2 Thessalonians 3:5
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:
2 Timothy 2:24
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all men, apt to teach, patient,
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.