Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Do I think we have reached this point I scripture yet? No, not yet, but, maybe one-day someone may read this that has, never the less it’s something we must all exercise when times of testing and trials come.
Patience comes from the Greek word hupomone (hoop-om-on-ay') it means, cheerful endurance, continuance. If you drill down a little farther the word endurance means, the act or instance of bearing suffering, continuing under pain hardship, or stress.
Jesus knew things in life would not always be easy, many things require us to lift the weights of patience. People and circumstances can give us a real work out sometimes. It hurts when you lift weights but when you’re done the burning feeling in your muscles makes it seem worth it.
The accomplishment of a set of circumstances that you did not think you could do. Jesus, is just like your spotter, standing behind you, encouraging you to lift just one more time, because He can see the benefit of the pain when all you can feel is the pain.
When it’s over (you) the weightlifter is all smiles, but I think Jesus wants us to be all smiles while we’re working out.
He knows when the last rep will be.
He is: Jehova Uzzi
The Lord My Strength