How to develop patience (4)

‘But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,’ Galatians  5:22 NLT You will notice that in listing the fruit of the Spirit, patience comes right after peace. Why? Because when you have...

How to develop patience (3)

‘A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.’ Proverbs 1 7:22 ESV Here are two more things you need to do in order to develop patience: 1) Develop a sense of humour. The Bible says, ‘A tranquil heart is life to the body’...

How to develop patience (2)

‘Whoever is patient has great understanding.’ Proverbs 1 4:29 NIV Patience begins by changing the way you view something. When you’re impatient, you have a narrow perspective. All you see is yourself: your needs, goals, schedule, desires, and the way people are...

How to develop patience (1)

‘One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty.’ Proverbs 1 6:32 NASB The Bible says that when you pray, God can answer instantly. But nowhere in the Bible are you promised instant patience. Patience is a quality of character, and character is built over a...

The Huddle

‘I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you.’ 1 Corinthians  1:10 ESV To lead your family effectively, you need to learn how to huddle regularly. The 'huddle' is where a...