2024-05-24 19:00:18



Have you ever thought about what patience really means? Its a quality of enduring, consistent in pursuit, able to accept or tolerate delays without being annoyed. He perseveres with us, never gives up. Now consider His kindness. Its showing tenderness and goodness, never painting or hurting. Thats our God. Patient and kind! Let us as His people, exhibit both His kindness and His patience to each other and to all we meet.

ROM 2:4 Do not underestimate Gods kindness. The wealth of his benevolence and his resolute refusal to let go of us is because he continues to hear the echo of his likeness in us! Thus his patient passion is to shepherd everyone into a radical mind shift. MIRROR


Rom 2:4 Or did you think that because he's such a nice God, he'd let you off the hook? Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he's not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change. MSG

Isa 54:10 For though the mountains should depart and the hills be shaken or removed, yet My love and kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace and completeness be removed, says the Lord, Who has compassion on you. AMP

LUKE 1:50 The kindness of God in the gift of life, from birth to birth, is forever celebrated in awe!  MIRROR

Ps 91:14  Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never].

15 He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.

16 With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.  AMP

2 Cor 6:1 LABORING TOGETHER [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them do not receive it to no purpose].

2 For He says, In the time of favor (of an assured welcome) I have listened to and heeded your call, and I have helped you on the day of deliverance (the day of salvation). Behold, now is truly the time for a gracious welcome and acceptance [of you from God]; behold, now is the day of salvation! AMP


2 Cor 6:1 Companions as we are in this work with you, we beg you, please don't squander one bit of this marvelous life God has given us.

2 God reminds us, I heard your call in the nick of time; The day you needed me, I was there to help. Well, now is the right time to listen, the day to be helped. MSG

2 Cor 8:9 For you are becoming progressively acquainted with and recognizing more strongly and clearly the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ (His kindness, His gracious generosity, His undeserved favor and spiritual blessing), [in] that though He was [so very] rich, yet for your sakes He became [so very] poor, in order that by His poverty you might become enriched (abundantly supplied).  AMP


2 Cor 8:9 You are familiar with the generosity of our Master, Jesus Christ. Rich as he was, he gave it all away for us in one stroke he became poor and we became rich. MSG


2 COR 8:9 You are acquainted with what the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ communicates: He exchanged his riches for our poverty; the extremities of his identifying with our poverty became the reference to our wealth. Everything he has is ours. MIRROR

GAL 5:22 Your spirit effortlessly bears the rich harvest of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, integrity, gentleness and self control; all these individually reveal the irresistible attraction of the inner-life of our design.

23 Legalism can neither match nor contradict this. There is no law against love! MIRROR

COL 3:12 You are the product of Gods love; he restored you to his original thought. You belong to him exclusively. It is like changing garments. Now that you have gotten rid of the old, clothe yourselves with inner compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience,  

13 upholding one another in positive expectation. If anyone finds fault with another, restore that person to favor, remembering how the Lords forgiveness has transformed our lives. MIRROR


Col 3:12 Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering, and has the power to endure whatever comes, with good temper].

13 Be gentle and forbearing with one another and, if one has a difference (a grievance or complaint) against another, readily pardoning each other; even as the Lord has [freely] forgiven you, so must you also [forgive].  AMP

Rom 15:4  For whatever was thus written in former days was written for our instruction, that by [our steadfast and patient] endurance and the encouragement [drawn] from the Scriptures we might hold fast to and cherish hope.

5 Now may the God Who gives the power of patient endurance (steadfastness) and Who supplies encouragement, grant you to live in such mutual harmony and such full sympathy with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,  AMP↕↕↕

ROM 15:4 Whatever was written about him includes and represents us. We take instruction and encouragement from his patience, while Scripture is our close companion to remind us of our true spiritual identity. We anticipate the future with delight.

5 Gods patience and reflection of who we really are transmits in us like-mindedness toward one another according to the pattern of Christ Jesus. MIRROR

Eph 2:7 Now God has us where he wants us, with all the time in this world and the next to shower grace and kindness upon us in Christ Jesus.

8 Saving is all his idea, and all his work. All we do is trust him enough to let him do it. It's God's gift from start to finish!  MSG


Eph 2:7 He did this that He might clearly demonstrate through the ages to come the immeasurable (limitless, surpassing) riches of His free grace (His unmerited favor) in [His] kindness and goodness of heart toward us in Christ Jesus.

8 For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved (delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;  AMP

1 Peter 2:3 Now, like infants at the breast, drink deep of God's pure kindness. Then you'll grow up mature and whole in God. MSG

Joel 2:13 Change your life, not just your clothes. Come back to God, your God. And here's why: God is kind and merciful. He takes a deep breath, puts up with a lot, This most patient God, extravagant in love, always ready to cancel catastrophe. MSG

Prov 25:15 By long forbearance and calmness of spirit a judge or ruler is persuaded, and soft speech breaks down the most bonelike resistance.   AMP


PRO 25:15 Use patience and kindness when you want to persuade leaders

and watch them change their minds right in front of you. For your gentle wisdom will quell the strongest resistance.  TPT

2 PET 3:8 So, dear friends, dont let this one thing escape your notice: a single day counts like a thousand years to the Lord Yahweh, and a thousand years counts as one day.

9 This means that, contrary to mans perspective, the Lord is not late with his promise to return, as some measure lateness. But rather, his delay simply reveals his loving patience toward you, because he does not want any to perish but all to come to repentance.  TPT


2 Peter 3:8 Don't overlook the obvious here, friends. With God, one day is as good as a thousand years, a thousand years as a day.

9 God isn't late with his promise as some measure lateness. He is restraining himself on account of you, holding back the End because he doesn't want anyone lost. He's giving everyone space and time to change. MSG

1 Thess 5:14 Our counsel is that you warn the freeloaders to get a move on. Gently encourage the stragglers, and reach out for the exhausted, pulling them to their feet. Be patient with each person, attentive to individual needs. MSG

James 5:8 Be patient like that. Stay steady and strong. The Master could arrive at any time.

9 Friends, don't complain about each other. A far greater complaint could be lodged against you, you know. The Judge is standing just around the corner. MSG

Luke 6:35 "I tell you, love your enemies. Help and give without expecting a return. You'll never I promise regret it. Live out this God-created identity the way our Father lives toward us, generously and graciously, even when we're at our worst.

36 Our Father is kind; you be kind.

37 "Don't pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults unless, of course, you want the same treatment. Don't condemn those who are down; that hardness can boomerang. Be easy on people; you'll find life a lot easier. MSG


LUKE 6:35 What I am talking about is a life of total contrast! There is no ways that a life ruled by religious legalism can match this! For starters, love your enemies! Do good and lend to those where there is no chance theyll pay you back! Tapping into heavenly dimension-realities beats living by the rules of the earthly realm of personal performance by far! Your sonship-likeness, is mirrored in the Most High; he is your Source. He is kindness in person, to the un-christlike [the unkind] and to those trapped in the typical lifestyle of hardships labors and annoyances! He embarrasses us with his generosity when we least expect it and are at our worst!

36 Mirror your Fathers compassion. 

37 Cultivate the habit not to judge anyone! Mirrored in the Fathers mercy, you are never judged! Neither see anyone contrary to our shared likeness - since our equal participation in our Fathers attributes, is never in question! By setting someone else free from their obligation, you will be setting yourself free - the burden will fall off your shoulders!  MIRROR

Heb 13:16 Do not forget or neglect to do kindness and good, to be generous and distribute and contribute to the needy [of the church as embodiment and proof of fellowship], for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. AMP