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Psalm 46:5

God is in the midst of her. She shall not be moved. God will help her, and that right early.

Isaiah 43:2

When thou pass through the waters, I will be with thee, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee. When thou walk through the fire, thou shall not be burned, nor shall the flame kindle upon thee.

Psalm 27:5-6

For in the day of trouble he will hide me in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up upon a rock. And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy. I will sing, yea, I will sing praises to LORD.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou have been a stronghold to a poor man, a stronghold to a needy man in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the blast of the oppressors is as a storm against the wall.

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Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound. And he was there in the prison.

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Jeremiah 16:19

O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic

Isaiah 49:13

Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth, and break forth into singing, O mountains. For LORD has comforted his people, and will have compassion upon his afflicted.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then the virgin shall rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old together, for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

2 Corinthians 1:4-5

who encourages us in all our affliction, in order for us to be able to encourage those in every affliction, through the encouragement of which we ourselves are encouraged by God. Because, as the sufferings of the Christ abound to us, so also our encouragement abounds through the Christ.

Proverbs 12:13

A wicked man is snared by the transgression of [his] lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Jeremiah 39:17-18

But I will deliver thee in that day, says LORD, and thou shall not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou are afraid. For I will surely save thee, and thou shall not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey to thee, because thou have put thy trust in me, says LORD.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the sacred message might be brought to fullness, and all the Gentiles might hear. And I was rescued out of the mouth of the lion.

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the acceptable year of LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn,

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.

Luke 21:18

And, no, not a hair of your head will perish.

Psalm 13:5-6

But I have trusted in thy loving kindness. My heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. I will sing to LORD because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou number my wanderings. Put thou my tears into thy bottle. Are they not in thy book? Then shall my enemies turn back in the day that I call. This I know, that God is for me. In God I will praise [his] word. In LORD I will praise [his] word.

Psalm 57:6-7

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me. They are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Selah. My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed. I will sing, yea, I will sing praises.

Psalm 71:20

Thou, who have shown us many and great troubles, will revive us again, and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 71:20-23

Increase thou my greatness, and turn again and comfort me. I will also praise thee with the psaltery, [even] thy truth, O my God. To thee I will sing praises with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. My lips shall shout for joy when I sing praises to thee, and my soul, which thou have redeemed.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us. Looking to Jesus the pathfinder and perfecter of the faith, who, against the joy set before him, endured a cross, having despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider the man who endured such hostility against him by sinners, so that ye may not be weary in your souls, being disheartened.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps. Who did no sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth. Who, being reviled, did not revile in return. Suffering, he did not threaten, but yielded to him who judges righteously.

1 Peter 2:20

For what kind of credit is it, if, sinning and being beaten, ye will endure? But if, doing good and suffering, ye will endure, this is graciousness with God.

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It is LORD. Let him do what seems him good.

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, The word of LORD which thou have spoken is good. He said moreover, Is it not so, if peace and truth shall be in my days?

Psalm 39:9

I was mute. I opened not my mouth, because thou did it.

Hebrews 12:5

And have ye forgotten the exhortation that reasons with you as with sons, My son, do not disparage the chastening of Lord, nor become disheartened when punished by him?

Nehemiah 9:33

However thou are just in all that has come upon us, for thou have dealt truly, but we have done wickedly,

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

Thou meet him who rejoices and works righteousness, those who remember thee in thy ways. Behold, thou were angry, and we sinned. Therefore we have erred. For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away. And there is none who calls upon thy name, who stirs himself up to take hold of thee. For thou have hid thy face from us, and have consumed us through our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Why does a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my case, and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, [and] I shall behold his righteousness.

Job 34:31-32

For has any said to God, I have borne [chastisement], I will not offend [any more]. Teach thou me that which I do not see. If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more?

John 5:14

After these things Jesus finds him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, thou have become well. Sin no more, lest something worse may happen to thee.

2 Corinthians 1:9

But we ourselves have had the sentence of death in ourselves, so that we should not be trusting in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to thy rest, O my soul, for LORD has dealt bountifully with thee. For thou have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from falling. I will walk before LORD in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For out of the north there comes up a nation against her, which shall make her land desolate, and none shall dwell therein. They are fled. They are gone, both man and beast. In those days, and in that time, says LORD, the sons of Israel shall come, they and the sons of Judah together. They shall go on their way weeping, and shall seek LORD their God.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return to LORD, for he has torn, and he will heal us. He has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Psalm 66:13-15

I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings. I will pay thee my vows, which my lips uttered, and my mouth spoke, when I was in distress. I will offer to thee burnt-offerings of fatlings, with the incense of rams. I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call upon God, and LORD will save me. Evening, and morning, and at noonday, I will complain and moan. And he will hear my voice.

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face from me. Put not thy servant away in anger. Thou have been my help. Cast me not off, nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

Who rescued us out of so great a death, and does rescue, in whom we have hoped that he will also still rescue.

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Afflicted saints » God comforts

Isaiah 49:13

Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth, and break forth into singing, O mountains. For LORD has comforted his people, and will have compassion upon his afflicted.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then the virgin shall rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old together, for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

2 Corinthians 1:4

who encourages us in all our affliction, in order for us to be able to encourage those in every affliction, through the encouragement of which we ourselves are encouraged by God.

Afflicted saints » Should be patient

1 Peter 2:20

For what kind of credit is it, if, sinning and being beaten, ye will endure? But if, doing good and suffering, ye will endure, this is graciousness with God.

Afflicted saints » Should acknowledge the justice of their chastisements

Nehemiah 9:33

However thou are just in all that has come upon us, for thou have dealt truly, but we have done wickedly,

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

Thou meet him who rejoices and works righteousness, those who remember thee in thy ways. Behold, thou were angry, and we sinned. Therefore we have erred. For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away. And there is none who calls upon thy name, who stirs himself up to take hold of thee. For thou have hid thy face from us, and have consumed us through our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Why does a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my case, and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, [and] I shall behold his righteousness.

Afflicted saints » Christ comforts

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the acceptable year of LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn,

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all ye who labor and have been burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is befitting, and my burden is light.

Afflicted saints » Should praise God

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou number my wanderings. Put thou my tears into thy bottle. Are they not in thy book? Then shall my enemies turn back in the day that I call. This I know, that God is for me. In God I will praise [his] word. In LORD I will praise [his] word.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me. They are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Selah.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou, who have shown us many and great troubles, will revive us again, and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth. Increase thou my greatness, and turn again and comfort me. I will also praise thee with the psaltery, [even] thy truth, O my God. To thee I will sing praises with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. read more.
My lips shall shout for joy when I sing praises to thee, and my soul, which thou have redeemed.

Afflicted saints » Should be resigned

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It is LORD. Let him do what seems him good.

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, The word of LORD which thou have spoken is good. He said moreover, Is it not so, if peace and truth shall be in my days?

Psalm 39:9

I was mute. I opened not my mouth, because thou did it.

Afflicted saints » Should trust in the goodness of God

Psalm 71:20

Thou, who have shown us many and great troubles, will revive us again, and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

2 Corinthians 1:9

But we ourselves have had the sentence of death in ourselves, so that we should not be trusting in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead.

Afflicted saints » Should not despise chastening

Hebrews 12:5

And have ye forgotten the exhortation that reasons with you as with sons, My son, do not disparage the chastening of Lord, nor become disheartened when punished by him?

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints

Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound. And he was there in the prison. But LORD was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. And whatever they did there, he was the doer of it. read more.
The keeper of the prison did not look to anything that was under his hand, because LORD was with him, and that which he did, LORD made it prosper.

Psalm 105:17-19

He sent a man before them. Joseph was sold for a servant. They hurt his feet with fetters. He was placed in iron. Until the time that his word came to pass, the word of LORD tried him.

Acts 20:22-24

And now behold, I, bound in the spirit, am going to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me in it, except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me. But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Should imitate Christ

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us. Looking to Jesus the pathfinder and perfecter of the faith, who, against the joy set before him, endured a cross, having despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider the man who endured such hostility against him by sinners, so that ye may not be weary in your souls, being disheartened.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps. Who did no sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth. Who, being reviled, did not revile in return. Suffering, he did not threaten, but yielded to him who judges righteously.

Afflicted saints » Should take encouragement from former mercies

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face from me. Put not thy servant away in anger. Thou have been my help. Cast me not off, nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

Who rescued us out of so great a death, and does rescue, in whom we have hoped that he will also still rescue.

Afflicted saints » Should turn and devote themselves to God

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to thy rest, O my soul, for LORD has dealt bountifully with thee. For thou have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from falling. I will walk before LORD in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For out of the north there comes up a nation against her, which shall make her land desolate, and none shall dwell therein. They are fled. They are gone, both man and beast. In those days, and in that time, says LORD, the sons of Israel shall come, they and the sons of Judah together. They shall go on their way weeping, and shall seek LORD their God.

Afflicted saints » Christ supports

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the sacred message might be brought to fullness, and all the Gentiles might hear. And I was rescued out of the mouth of the lion.

Afflicted saints » Should be frequent in prayer

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call upon God, and LORD will save me. Evening, and morning, and at noonday, I will complain and moan. And he will hear my voice.

Afflicted saints » Christ preserves

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.

Luke 21:18

And, no, not a hair of your head will perish.

Afflicted saints » God delivers

Afflicted saints » God is with

Psalm 46:5

God is in the midst of her. She shall not be moved. God will help her, and that right early.

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints » David

2 Samuel 12:15-23

And Nathan departed to his house. And LORD struck the child that Uriah's wife bore to David, and it was very sick. David therefore besought God for the child. And David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the ground. And the elders of his house arose, [and stood] beside him, to raise him up from the ground, but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them. read more.
And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died. And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive we spoke to him, and he did not hearken to our But when David saw that his servants were whispering together, David perceived that the child was dead. And David said to his servants, Is the child dead? And they said, He is dead. Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel. And he came into the house of LORD, and worshipped. Then he came to his own house, and when he required, they set bread before him, and he Then his servants said to him, What thing is this that thou have done? Thou fasted and wept for the child while it was alive, but when the child was dead, thou arose and ate bread. And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept. For I said, Who knows whether LORD will not be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.

Afflicted saints » Christ delivers

Afflicted saints » Should keep the pious resolutions made during afflictions

Psalm 66:13-15

I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings. I will pay thee my vows, which my lips uttered, and my mouth spoke, when I was in distress. I will offer to thee burnt-offerings of fatlings, with the incense of rams. I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints » moses

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1:4

And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days. And I fasted and prayed before the God of heaven,

Afflicted saints » God is a refuge and strength to

Psalm 27:5-6

For in the day of trouble he will hide me in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up upon a rock. And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy. I will sing, yea, I will sing praises to LORD.

Afflicted saints » Should avoid sin

Job 34:31-32

For has any said to God, I have borne [chastisement], I will not offend [any more]. Teach thou me that which I do not see. If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more?

Afflicted saints » God preserves

Afflicted saints » Should imitate the prophets

Afflicted saints » Christ is with

Afflicted saints » end in joy and blessedness

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who goes forth and weeps, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with joy, bringing his sheaves.

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the acceptable year of LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, to appoint to those who mourn in Zion, to give to them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of LORD, that

1 Peter 4:13-14

But rejoice in so far as ye are partakers in the sufferings of the Christ, so that also at the revealing of his glory ye may rejoice, having exceeding joy. Blessed are ye if ye are reviled for the name of Christ, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. From them he is indeed blasphemed, but from you he is glorified.

Afflicted saints » are comparatively light

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me. But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Exhibit the love and faithfulness of God

Psalm 119:75

I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are righteous, and that in faithfulness thou have afflicted me.

1 Corinthians 11:32

But when we are judged by Lord, we are chastened so that we may not be condemned with the world.

Hebrews 12:6-7

For whom Lord loves he chastens. And he whips every son whom he receives. Because of chastening ye endure; God is treating you as with sons, for what son is there whom a father does not chasten?

More verses: Revelation 3:19

Afflicted saints » Temporary

Isaiah 54:7-8

For a small moment I have forsaken thee, but with great mercies I will gather thee. In overflowing wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment, but with everlasting loving kindness I will have mercy on thee, says LORD thy Redeemer.

More verses: 1 Peter 5:10

Afflicted saints » Comparatively light

Acts 20:23

except that the Holy Spirit testifies from city to city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Afflicted saints » Often arise from the profession of the gospel

John 15:21

But all these things they will do to you because of my name, because they have not known him who sent me.

2 Timothy 3:11-12

persecutions, sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra. I endured such persecutions, and the Lord rescued me out of them all. And also all those who want to live devoutly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Afflicted saints » To be expected

Afflicted saints » Joy under

James 5:11

Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.