Definition – Patience is the willingness to respond to irritating circumstances with love, grace and kindness as you wait on the Lord to guide you in to how to handle a situation.
I. Problems will try your patience (Job 42:1-6)
II. People will test your patience
(James 5:7-9) (1 Corinthians 13:4) (1 Thessalonians 5:14)
III. Persistence will toughen your patience
Close: 2 Peter 3:9