13 Quotes About Impatience

  • "There is no enemy can hurt us but by our own hands. Satan could not hurt us, if our own corruption betrayed us not. Afflictions cannot hurt us without our own impatience. Temptations cannot hurt us, without our own yieldance. Death could not hurt us, without the sting of our own sins. Sins could not hurt us, without our own impenitence."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Sin, Impatience, Hurt


  • "Do not let the loud utterances of your own wills anticipate, nor drown, the still, small voice in which God speaks. Bridle impatience till He does. If you cannot hear His whisper, wait till you do. Take care of running before you are sent. Keep your wills in equipoise till God's hand gives the impulse and direction."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Impatience


  • "Let's help people get on board with what God wants to give them, but what we don't want is the process. Everyone wants the product."

    - Chip Ingram
    Topics: Impatience


  • "He that is impatient, and cannot wait on God for a mercy, will not easily submit to Him in a denial."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Mercy, Impatience


  • "The cure for impatience with the fulfillment of God's timetable is to believe His promises, obey His will, and leave the results to Him. So often when God's timetable stretches into years we become discouraged and...want to give up or try to work something out on [our] own."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Impatience, Trust


  • "If a sudden jar can cause me to speak an impatient, unloving word, then I know nothing of Calvary love. For a cup brimful of sweet water cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, however suddenly jolted."

    - Amy Carmichael
    Topics: Impatience


  • "Do not let the loud utterances of your own wills anticipate, nor drown, the still, small voice in which God speaks. Bridle impatience till He does. If you cannot hear His whisper, wait till you do. Take care of running before you are sent. Keep your wills in equipoise till God's hand gives the impulse and direction."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Impatience


  • "Ultimately, all our complaints are directed against God."

    - Woodrow Kroll
    Topics: Impatience


  • "No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Character, Impatience


  • "Do not be impatient for impatience is of the flesh. Do not try different methods because they are useful solely in helping the flesh. We must distrust the flesh entirely."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Impatience, Humility


  • "Impatience turns an ague into a fever, a fever to the plague, fear into despair, anger into rage, loss into madness, and sorrow to amazement."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Impatience


  • "There are no sins God's people are more subject to than unbelief and impatience. They are ready either to faint through unbelief, or to fret through impatience."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Unbelief, Impatience


  • "I have not so great a struggle with my vices, great and numerous as they are, as I have with my impatience. My efforts are not absolutely useless; yet I have never been able to conquer this ferocious wild beast."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Character, Struggles, Impatience



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