Would you agree that patience seems to be lacking in our society these days? So how can I become a more patient person—at home, at work, among friends, and even while I'm driving? Willpower alone can produce some level of patience, but our Creator made provision for us to be patient at those moments when willpower falls short.
We have a powerful spiritual enemy who hates God and wants to destroy the human race. Jesus, Himself, alludes to the devil and his evil works numerous times. Scripture teaches us we cannot defeat the devil with physical weapons. We need spiritual weapons.
Treat others like you want them to treat you.“And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them”(Luke 6:31-NIV). This is known as the Golden Rule. Most folks have heard this even if they don’t recognize it as Scripture.
It’s no secret that military warriors routinely encounter difficult situations, some of them life-threatening. In most respects this is good. Since 9/11 we have developed a military force that is unmatched at anytime in our history.