Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


2 Corinthians 1:8
For I do not want you, brothers, to misunderstand the distress that I experienced in Asia, for I was so utterly and unendurably crushed, that I actually despaired of life itself.
2 Corinthians 6:4
On the contrary, as a servant of God I try in every way to commend myself to them, through my great endurance in troubles, difficulties, hardships,
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when I reached Macedonia, my poor human nature could get no relief??here was trouble at every turn; fighting without, and fear within.
2 Corinthians 11:23
If they are Christian workers?? am talking like a madman!?? am a better one! with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, vastly worse beatings, and in frequent danger of death.


2 Corinthians 4:16
So I never lose heart. Though my outer nature is wasting away, my inner is being renewed every day.
2 Corinthians 12:10
That is why I am pleased with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties, when they are endured for Christ's sake, for it is when I am weak that I am strong.
Romans 5:3
More than that, we ought to glory in our troubles, for we know that trouble produces endurance,
Romans 8:35
Who can separate us from Christ's love? Can trouble or misfortune or persecution or hunger or destitution or danger or the sword?
James 1:2
You must find the greatest joy, my brothers, in being involved in various trials,
1 Peter 1:6
Rejoice over this, although just now perhaps distressed by various trials;
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,

Not in despair

John 14:18
I am not going to leave you friendless. I am coming back to you.
1 Corinthians 10:13
It is no superhuman temptation that you have had. And God can be depended on, not to let you be tried beyond your strength, but when temptation comes, to give you a way out of it, so that you can withstand it.

General references

1 Corinthians 2:3
For my part, I came among you in weakness and with a great deal of fear and trembling,
1 Corinthians 15:30
Why do we ourselves run such risks every hour?