Two kinds of patience

Posted: Sat. Aug, 27 2016

The Two Kinds of Patience
in the New Testament

 

Greek word:

Makrothumia

Hupomone

Directed towards

People

Circumstances, particularly adverse
and difficult ones

Opposite is

Anger and revenge

Cowardice & despair

Definition

Forbearance; which creates a gracious lenient attitude toward others.

Patience in respect to people.

Courageous endurance; a patient steadfast waiting with hope.

Putting up with suffering, affliction and persecution

Literal

“long temper”

“to remain under”

Not…

Not lashing out

Not quitting

Image

Long fuse

Holding on to the bunker (fort) under constant fire

Concerning God

Often used of God

Seldom (if ever) used of God

Connected to

Related to LOVE

Associated with HOPE amidst PERSECUTION

 

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