Patience is a great virtue to possess as a Christian, the Bible tells us to be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him (Psalm 27:14).
We are called to be patient and not fret over the one who prospers in our way, and over the man who does evil (Psalms 37:1).
Patience is very important as it helps improve our relationships with people around us and allows us to see God’s wonderful plan for our lives.
Here are 20 Bible verses on how to practice patience.
Luke 21:19 In your patience possess you your souls.
Ephesians 4:2 With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love;
Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
2 Corinthians 11:19 For you suffer fools gladly, seeing you yourselves are wise.
2 Corinthians 12:12 Truly the signs of an apostle were worked among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
Proverbs 25:15 By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaks the bone.
1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
Matthew 10:22 And you shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
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.
Hebrews 10:36 For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise.
Titus 2:2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
Luke 8:15 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.
Hebrews 12:1-2 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 2:20 For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Revelation 13:10 He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity: he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:
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:
Hebrews 6:12 That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.