Thematic Bible: In tribulation, examples of


Thematic Bible



"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?


Do not let my deceitful enemies gloat over me, nor let those who hate me without justification mock me with their eyes.


is never glad with sin; she's always glad to side with truth, and pleased that truth will win.

"You should not have gloated over your brother, on the day of his calamity. You should not have rejoiced when the descendants of Judah were perishing. You should not have boasted when they were in distress.


Even though the fig tree does not blossom, and there are no grapes on the vines; even if the olive harvest fails, and the fields produce nothing edible; even if the flock is snatched from the sheepfold, and there is no herd in the stalls as for me, I will rejoice in the LORD. I will find my joy in the God who delivers me.







After giving them a severe beating, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security.



Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. Instead, because you are participating in the sufferings of the Messiah, keep on rejoicing, so that you may be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed.






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