Afflicted Saints, Examples Of
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So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.
He sent a man before them, Joseph, who was sold as a slave.
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.
So Nathan went to his house.
"And now, behold, bound by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.
but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."
"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.
because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before the LORD when you heard what I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.
But Hezekiah gave no return for the benefit he received, because his heart was proud; therefore wrath came on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.