Definitions: (1) ministering to the growth of progressive beings; accommodating the needs of growing children; (2) steady perseverance in performing all tasks; diligent; (3) steadfast and consistent action; abiding; (4) self-controlled; long-suffering; even-tempered; (5) incapable of being provoked or angered; refraining from retaliation for wrongs committed; forbearing; tolerant; (6) the reliever of anguish

Comment: The Supreme Being possesses absolute patience. His patience in helping his finite family work out their perfection in time is boundless. He will continue to exhibit ultimate patience when the transcended time/space level of reality is reached. After that he still has the patience to offer an infinite number of unimaginable wonders within the absolute.