The Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our
lives: . . . patience. Galatians 5:22
If you’ve ever spent two hours stuck in rush-hour
traffic or held a crying baby at two o’clock in the
morning, you know something about patience.
According to the Bible, patience is a form of
perseverance and endurance that allows you to
respond to frustrating circumstances with grace
and self-control. Contrary to popular opinion,
patience is not merely a personality trait; it is a
by-product of the presence and work of the Holy
Spirit in the heart and mind of the believer. God
promises that when the Holy Spirit is in you, he
will produce more patience in your life.
How can you give the Holy Spirit greater control over