Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
2 Corinthians 7:6
Nevertheless God, who encourages the lowly, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.
Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made glad.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself [saying], Thou have chastised me, and I was chastised as a calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]. Turn thou me back, and I shall be turned back, for thou are LORD my God.
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplication. And they shall look to me whom they have pierced. And they shall mourn for him, as [a man] mourns for his only
I say to you, that thus there will be joy in heaven over one sinner who repents, than over ninety-nine righteous men who have no need of repentance.
testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one an odor of death for death, and to the other an aroma of life for life. And who is adequate for these things?
2 Corinthians 10:8
For even if I also should boast somewhat more abundantly about our authority (which the Lord gave us for building up, and not for tearing you down), I will not be shamed,
2 Corinthians 13:8
For we do not have any power against the truth, but for the truth.
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but do not understand, and see ye indeed, but do not perceive.
Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted.