1 Corinthians 13:4-8
“Love is patient…” God is patient.
He waits a very long time for His will to be performed in and through us without any annoyance on His part. This causes us to wait a very long time for the will of God to be performed in our own body and soul as well as the bodies and souls of others. Where patience is required, we can only hinder God’s will through our impatience…. A felt and expressed annoyance that the expected will of God has not already been accomplished. When we are annoyed, we will not do our part because we have given up on the possibility of the expected. When we are annoyed with others, our impatience renders us incapable of contributing to their personal success. God, in patience, continues to contribute. Patience makes out of each one of us a contributor to the personal success of our companions in life while committing all annoyance to He who has been patient with us.