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GPW Minute 5/2: God's Gift of Patience!

God’s Intention for You Is the Fruit of the Spirit! Welcome the Spirit’s Gift of PATIENCE A WORD FROM THE LORD (Read slowly, welcoming the Spirit’s gifts to you) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Galatians 5:23-24 A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT How has the Lord shown His patience with you recently? Who else has been patient? Thank the Lord for the fruit of patience that He is building in you! WE’RE PRAYING FOR YOU “Lord Jesus, without Your patience toward me, I would be completely lost. As I seek to humbly serve today, teach me to rely on Your patience and to share it with others. Amen.” RENEWAL MOMENT Take a deep breath. Exhale Slowly. “Lord, have mercy.” Thanksgiving for the Holy Spirit who imparts the fruit of His presence: patience. MARKER OF WELLBEING: Relational As I grow in God’s grace of Relational PATIENCE, I am finding joy in my UNITY in Christ with spouse, family and church.