The Spiritual Importance of
Patience, Perseverance and Endurance

More New Testament Examples

Romans 2:7 to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that which we donít see, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 15:5 Now the God of patience and of encouragement grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus

1 Corinthians 4:12 We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.

1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

1 Corinthians 13:4,7 Love. . . . bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

2 Corinthians 1:8 For we donít desire to have you uninformed, brothers, concerning our affliction which happened to us in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, so much that we despaired even of life.

2 Corinthians 12:12 Truly the signs of an apostle were worked among you in all patience, in signs and wonders and mighty works.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith

Ephesians 4:2 with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as Godís chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance

1 Thessalonians 1:3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

2 Thessalonians 1:4 so that we ourselves boast about you in the assemblies of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which you endure.

1 Timothy 6:11  . . . follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patience of Christ.

1 Timothy 4:16 Pay attention to yourself, and to your teaching. Continue in these things, for in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

2 Timothy 2:3 You therefore must endure hardship, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the chosen onesí sake, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:12 if we endure, we will also reign with him. . . .

2 Timothy 3:10-11 But you did follow my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, steadfastness, persecutions, and sufferings: those things that happened to me at Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. I endured those persecutions. The Lord delivered me out of them all.

2 Timothy 4:2 preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with all patience and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:5 But you be sober in all things, suffer hardship . . .

Titus 2:2 that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience

Hebrews 6:15 Thus, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 10:32 But remember the former days, in which, after you were enlightened, you endured a great struggle with sufferings

Hebrews 10:36 For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.

Hebrews 11:27 By faith, he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

Hebrews 12:1 Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us

Hebrews 12:3 For consider him who has endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, that you donít grow weary, fainting in your souls.

Hebrews 12:7 It is for discipline that you endure. God deals with you as with children, for what son is there whom his father doesnít discipline?

James 1:12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.

James 5:7 Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

1 Peter 2:19-20 For it is commendable if someone endures pain, suffering unjustly, because of conscience toward God. For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.

2 Peter 1:6 and in knowledge, self-control; and in self-control patience; and in patience godliness

Revelation 1:9 I John, your brother and partner with you in oppression, Kingdom, and perseverance in Christ Jesus, was on the isle that is called Patmos because of Godís Word and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:2-3 I know your works, and your toil and perseverance. . . . You have perseverance and have endured for my nameís sake, and have not grown weary.

Revelation 3:10 Because you kept my command to endure, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, which is to come on the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.

Revelation 2:19 II know your works, your love, faith, service, patient endurance, and that your last works are more than the first.

Revelation 13:10 If anyone is to go into captivity, he will go into captivity. If anyone is to be killed with the sword, he must be killed. Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.

Revelation 14:12 Here is the patient endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

(Emphasis mine)

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