You Won’t Find Patience in Heaven

Did you know that the word patience literally means “long-suffering”? Not suffering that we can cut short with anger or rudeness or leaving the scene or hanging up. Oh no. Patience (the kind the Holy Spirit gives) refers to the ability to cope with suffering that persists, suffering with no end in sight. You’ll find a lot of suffering on earth, but not much long-suffering. On earth patience is a rare commodity. In heaven it’s disappeared entirely.

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