Patience refers to that quality of mind that disposes us “to take everything in good part and not to be easily offended.” It is the ability to put up with other people even when that is not an easy thing to do.Patience in this sense, of course, is preeminently a characteristic of God, who is “long-suffering” with his rebellious creatures. - George
 George, T. (1994). Galatians (Vol. 30, p. 402). Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers.