Lighthouse Trails Research Journal VOL. 7 | NO. 5 - Page 20

Lighthouse Trails Research Journal 20 Patiently Waiting—continued from previous page PATIENCE GOD IS THE GOD OF PATIENCE Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus: That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 15:5-6) THROUGH PATIENCE WE HAVE HOPE For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. (Romans 15:4) FOLLOW AFTER PATIENCE But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. (1 Timothy 6:11) PATIENCE BRINGS FORTH FRUIT But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. (Luke 8:15) TEMPTATIONS WORKETH PATIENCE My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. (James 1:2-4) TRIBULATION PRODUCES PATIENCE And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. (Romans 5:3-5) Volume 7—No. 5 THE PATIENCE OF THE CHURCH IN THYATIRA I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. (Revelation 2:19) THE PATIENCE OF THE SAINTS Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. (Revelation 14:12) And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient. (2 Timothy 2:24) ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THOSE WHO ARE PATIENT In your patience possess ye your souls. (Luke 21:19) A Prayer For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness. (Colossians 1:9-11) WAITING OUR EYES WAIT UPON THE LORD Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens. Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us. (Psalm 123:1-2) OUR SOULS WAIT UPON THE LORD I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning. (Psalm 130:5-6) WAIT FOR THE LORD WHO IS OUR HOPE And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee. (Psalm 39:7) WAIT ON THE LORD WHO IS OUR HELP Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. (Psalm 33:20) WAIT ONLY ON HIM My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved. (Psalm 62:5-6) WAIT FOR THE LORD IN TIMES OF TROUBLE O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble. (Isaiah 33:2) WAIT ON THE LORD TO INHERIT THE EARTH For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. (Psalm 37:9) ENCOURAGEMENT FOR THOSE WHO WAIT For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him. (Isaiah 64:4) A Prayer The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses. Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins. Consider mine enemies; for they are many; and they hate me with cruel hatred. O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee. Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee. (Psalm 25:17-21) Concludes on next page SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019