Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Patience (James 5)

Read James 5:7-12.

What does it mean to be patient?

In what areas do you struggle to be patient?

Why is the farmer patient? What is the result of his patience?

What is the "harvest" we are waiting for (5:8)?

According to verse 9, whom do we especially need to be patient with? Give an example of how you can do this.

In verses 10 and 11, who are the examples of patience that James gives?

Why do you think the prophets had to be patient? Had you been a prophet, do you think you would have been patient with the children of Israel?

Why did Job have to be patient? What factors might have kept Job from being patient? How is Job's patience a challenge to you?

In what area of your life would you like to develop more patience?

What can you do this week to work on this?

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