34 Bible Verses about Adversity
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My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials, knowing that the proving of your faith works patience, and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
And we now know that unto those who love God, all things help them unto good, to those who according to the purpose are called to be saints.
Do not fear for I am with thee; do not be dismayed, for I am thy God, who strengthens thee; I will help thee always; I will always uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
The man that has friends must show himself to be a friend, and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee; he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
These things I have spoken unto you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
but those that wait for the LORD shall have new strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
No temptation has taken you but such as is common to man, but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
For I know the thoughts that I think concerning you, said the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you the end that you wait for.
Therefore we fault not; but though our outward man is wearing out, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us; while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen, for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff shall comfort me.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in tribulation.
Cheth O taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man that shall trust in him.
Who shall separate us from the charity of Christ? shall tribulation or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?
The righteous causes his neighbour to consider: but the way of the wicked causes them to err.
and call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame and have sat down with my Father in his throne.
Blessed is the man that patiently endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love him. Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone: But each one is tempted, when they are drawn away of their own lust and enticed.read more.
Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin; and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death.
casting all your cares upon him, for he cares for you.
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you, but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of the afflictions of the Christ, so that also in the revelation of his glory, ye may rejoice in triumph.
Be temperate and vigilant because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour,
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his soul for his friends.
And it came to pass when he had finished speaking unto Saul that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father's house. Then Jonathan and David made a covenant because he loved him as his own soul.
Do not meddle with an angry man, and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways and get a snare to thy soul.
Open rebuke is better than secret love. Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
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Adversity » Sometimes the result of sin and folly
I also will do this unto you: I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague that shall consume the eyes and torment the soul, and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof; thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face and shall not be restored to thee; thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have no one to rescue them.
therefore, thou shalt serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger and in thirst and in nakedness and in lack of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until he has destroyed thee.
Neither shalt thou find rest among these Gentiles, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest; but there the LORD shall give thee a trembling heart and failing of eyes and sorrow of soul;
Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Adversity
If thou art slack in the day of tribulation, thy strength shall be reduced.
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Why, therefore, hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? Thou hast killed Uriah, the Hittite, with the sword and hast taken his wife to be thy wife and hast slain him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.
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