Luk 21:17 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake.
Luk 21:18 And not a hair of your head shall perish.
Luk 21:19 In your patience ye shall win your souls.
In your patience possess ye your souls - Be calm and serene, masters of yourselves, and superior to all irrational and disquieting passions. By keeping the government of your spirits, you will both avoid much misery, and guard the better against all dangers.
In your patience, possess ye your souls. By patiently bearing all afflictions, reproaches, indignities, and persecutions, enjoy yourselves; let nothing disturb or distress you; possess that peace and joy in your souls, which the world cannot take away.
Rom 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
Rom 5:4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
Jas 1:3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
Jas 1:4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
2Pe 1:6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
From G5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy: - enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).
Total KJV Occurrences: 33
PATIENCE, n. pa'shens. [L. patientia, from patior, to suffer.]
1. The suffering of afflictions, pain, toil, calamity, provocation or other evil, with a calm, unruffled temper; endurance without murmuring or fretfulness. Patience may spring from constitutional fortitude, from a kind of heroic pride, or from christian submission to the divine will.
2. A calm temper which bears evils without murmuring or discontent.
3. The act or quality of waiting long for justice or expected good without discontent.
4. Perseverance; constancy in labor or exertion.
5. The quality of bearing offenses and injuries without anger or revenge.
Luk 21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
BI; The Biblical Illustrator-by Joseph S. Exell M.A. Published 1900 public domain
Before the Son of Man
I. RIGID REQUIREMENTS OF HIS STANDARD.
1. Consecration. Implies self-surrender. The doctrine of the Cross lies at the threshold of Christian living.
2. Purity. Involves thought of the heart, speech, actions.
3. Non-resistance. “ Overcome evil with good.” This is the law of the New Testament, though not of nations or of the world.
4. Forgiveness of injury. Goes beyond passive indifference. Exacts positive affection.
I will let this speak for itself, this simple study, this one word, the lord wanted me to post, may it speak to those who read it as the Spirit leads.