Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.
And not saying, Where is God making me? he gave songs in the night
My God, I will call in the day, and thou wilt not answer; and in the night no silence to me.
The day Jehovah will command his mercy, and in the night the song with me; the prayer to the God of my life.
I will remember my stringed instruments in the night: I shall meditate with my heart, and my spirit will search out.
I remembered thy name in the night, O Jehovah, and I will watch thy law.
The song shall be to you as by night, consecrating a festival and gladness of heart, as he going with a pipe to come into the mountain of Jehovah to the rock of Israel.
And call upon me in the day of straits: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt honor me.
In the day of my straits I sought Jehovah: my hand was stretched out at night, and it will not be slack: my soul refused to be comforted.
He shall call me and I will answer him: I am with him in straits; I will deliver him and honor him.
Then says he to them, My soul is sorely grieved, even to death: remain here, and watch ye with me.
And being in a violent struggle, he prayed more intently: and his sweat was as clots of blood coming down upon the earth.
Who in the days of his flesh, both prayers and supplications to him able to save him from death, with strong crying and tears, having offered, and listened to by means of circumspection;
Does any suffer among you? let him pray. Is any cheerful? let him play on the harp.
Truly therefore they went rejoicing from the face of the council, that for his name they were deemed worthy to be dishonoured.
To David in his changing his understanding before A bimelech; and he will drive him out, and he will go. I will praise Jehovah in all time: always his praise in my mouth.
Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
Happy are ye, when men hate you, and when they separate you, and reproach, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;
Rejoicing in hope; holding out under pressure; persevering in prayer;
2 Corinthians 4:8
Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed;
2 Corinthians 6:10
As being grieved, and always rejoicing; as poor, and making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
But if also I am poured out upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice together with you all.
Rejoice in the Lord always: again say I, Do ye rejoice.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill again the necessities of the pressures of Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the church.
And let the peace of God act as umpire in your hearts, to which also, ye were called in one body: and be grateful.
1 Thessalonians 5:16
Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials;
1 Peter 1:6
By which ye are transported with joy, now for a little, (if it is necessary,) having grieved in various temptations:
1 Peter 4:14
If ye be reproached in the name of Christ, ye happy; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: by them truly he is defamed, and by you he is praised.
And many of the priests and the Levites and heads of the fathers, old men, who saw the first house in this house being founded before their eyes, weeping with a great voice; and many with a shout in gladness to the lifting up the voice.
I was as a wonder to many: and thou my refuge of strength.
Hear now, O Joshua the great priest, thou and thy friends sitting before thee, for they are men of wonder: for behold me bringing my servant the Sprout.