Paul speaks of patience more than any other New Testament writer – in fact, more than all other New Testament writers together. The apostle not only shows that patience is one of the virtues that are fruits of the Spirit of God (Galatians 5:22), but also that it is a quality that can be applied in every area of our spiritual lives.
Paul wrote repeatedly about the different aspects of patience and clearly ties them to each of the three great virtues – faith, hope and love – that he gives in 1 Corinthians 13:13. Our new article, "Patience Is ...," looks at Paul's teaching on patience in these three areas. It's something we should all be aware of. You can read the article here.