Benefits Of Sadness
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The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
But God, who comforts the depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us. For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death. For behold what earnestness this very thing, this godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what avenging of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.
as sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things.
And the ransomed of the LORD will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, With everlasting joy upon their heads They will find gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.
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