God is the God of patience (of patience how great with us all!), and, blessed be His name, of comfort too. What a name to give to God, perpetually bearing with us, with our stupid, ignorant, and often inconsistent hearts, and occupying Himself with all our little trials to comfort us! He consoles those who are cast down, never withdraws His eyes from the righteous, is patient even where we are impatient with Him, and comforts us in grace. So have we to walk likeminded one toward another, and receiving one another as Christ received us - weak in faith, that we might be to the glory of God. J. N. Darby.