The Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

Patience is when you have to wait for something without complaining.
Draw a picture of a time when you had to wait for something.

We need lots of “Patience”
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Patience is when you endure painful things said to you.
Draw a time someone made you angry

Patience is when you are calm and do not get angry over little things that do not really matter.
Write how it made you when your friend made you angry

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Draw a picture waiting for something at school.

Patience is waiting for help when you teacher is helping a friend.
Write about a time when you waited what seemed like a long time for help.

Patience is waiting in line without grumbling for your turn at the water fountain.
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God wants to help us be patience with each other.

He wants us to be kind, loving, and endure things that we do not always like. He will help us to do that!
Write the names of those whom you want to be kind and patient with.

Being patient will help us grow in the Fruit of the Spirit. We will become more like Jesus.
Write a prayer asking God to help you be patient.

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Psalm 40:1 tells us how God will help us in this area of our live: “I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry.” (NIV). We can ask
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God that HE will help us to be patient even when we do not feel like it. Thank you, God, for your patience. Help me to be more like You.
Write something that you learned in this lesson. Say Psalm 40:1.

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