Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning our tribulation which befell us in Asia; that we were exceedingly weighed down beyond our power, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief; but we were in tribulation on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often;
2 Corinthians 4:16
Wherefore, we faint not; but even if our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.
2 Corinthians 12:10
Wherefore, I take pleasure in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then am I powerful.
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or perils or sword?
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall in with manifold temptations;
1 Peter 1:6
in which ye exult, though now, for a little while, if necessary, made sorrowful in manifold temptations;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery-test taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened to you;
Not in despair
I will not leave you orphans; I am coming to you.
1 Corinthians 10:13
A temptation has not taken you, except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, Who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able, but will with the temptation make also the way of escape, that ye may be able to bear it.