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Presenting biblical answers to tough questions

Q: Where in the Bible does it talk about how to be more patient?

A: Let me approach the topic of patience by beginning with it’s opposites: impatience and frustration. We often approach life with an expectation of how things ought to be. When these expectations are not met, we can become frustrated and impatient. Instead of adjusting our expectations to better fit with reality, we try harder to make reality line up with our expectations. And we all know how well that goes! This is the root cause of impatience.

The good news is that there are a few basic Bible truths that can help us correct wr...


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