Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hast proved us
You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tested me, and shall find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.
And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.
You shall not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God is testing you, to know whether you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.
Behold, I have refined you, but not with silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them as gold is tested: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, They are my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.
1 Peter 1:6
In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials: