Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Anxiety in a person's heart weighs him down, but an encouraging word brings him joy.
A joyful heart makes the face cheerful, but by a painful heart the spirit is broken.
A person's spirit sustains him through sickness -- but who can bear a crushed spirit?
Go, eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, because God has already approved your works.
through whom we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of God's glory.
The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.
When I refused to confess my sin, my whole body wasted away, while I groaned in pain all day long.
For my days go up in smoke, and my bones are charred like a fireplace.
2 Corinthians 2:7
so that now instead you should rather forgive and comfort him. This will keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive grief to the point of despair.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.