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Psalm 27:5-6

For in the day of evil he will hide me in his pavilion; in the secret of his tent will he keep me concealed: he will set me high upon a rock. And now shall my head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me; and I will offer in his tent sacrifices of shouts of joy: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms unto Jehovah.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been a fortress to the poor, a fortress for the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat: for the blast of the terrible ones has been as the storm against a wall.

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Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house.

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Jeremiah 16:19

Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit.

Isaiah 49:13

Shout, ye heavens; and be joyful, thou earth; and break forth into singing, ye mountains: for Jehovah hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

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

2 Corinthians 1:4-5

who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God. Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ abound towards us, so through the Christ does our encouragement also abound.

Proverbs 12:13

In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous man shall go forth out of trouble.

Jeremiah 39:17-18

And I will deliver thee in that day, saith Jehovah; and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid; for I will certainly save thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thou shalt have thy life for a prey; for thou hast put thy confidence in me, saith Jehovah.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Psalm 13:5-6

As for me, I have confided in thy loving-kindness; my heart shall be joyful in thy salvation. I will sing unto Jehovah, for he hath dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book? Then shall mine enemies return backward in the day when I call: this I know, for God is for me. In God will I praise his word; in Jehovah will I praise his word.

Psalm 57:6-7

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah. My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou, who hast shewn us many and sore troubles, wilt revive us again, and wilt bring us up again from the depths of the earth; Thou wilt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side. I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, my God; unto thee will I sing psalms with the harp, thou holy One of Israel.read more.
My lips shall exult when I sing psalms unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Let us also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us, looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth; who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of him who judges righteously;

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel told him all the words, and kept nothing back from him. And he said, It is Jehovah: let him do what is good in his sight.

2 Kings 20:19

And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, Good is the word of Jehovah which thou hast spoken. And he said, Is it not so? if only there shall be peace and truth in my days!

Psalm 39:9

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; for thou hast done it.

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when reproved by him;

Nehemiah 9:33

But thou art just in all that is come upon us; for thou hast acted according to truth, and we have done wickedly.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

Thou meetest him that rejoiceth to do righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: (behold, thou wast wroth, and we have sinned:) in those is perpetuity, and we shall be saved. And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away; and there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hidden thy face from us, and hast caused us to melt away through our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of Jehovah for I have sinned against him until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light; I shall behold his righteousness.

Job 34:31-32

For hath he said unto God, I bear chastisement, I will not offend; What I see not, teach thou me; if I have done wrong, I will do so no more?

John 5:14

After these things Jesus finds him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, thou art become well: sin no more, that something worse do not happen to thee.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling. I will walk before Jehovah in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For out of the north there cometh up a nation against her, which shall make her land desolate, and none shall dwell therein: both man and beast are fled; they are gone. In those days, and at that time, saith Jehovah, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping as they go, and shall seek Jehovah their God.

Psalm 66:13-15

I will go into thy house with burnt-offerings; I will perform my vows to thee, Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble. I will offer up unto thee burnt-offerings of fatted beasts, with the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, unto God will I call; and Jehovah will save me. Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray and moan aloud; and he will hear my voice.

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; cast me not off, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

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Afflicted saints » God comforts

Isaiah 49:13

Shout, ye heavens; and be joyful, thou earth; and break forth into singing, ye mountains: for Jehovah hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

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

Afflicted saints » Should be patient

Afflicted saints » Should acknowledge the justice of their chastisements

Nehemiah 9:33

But thou art just in all that is come upon us; for thou hast acted according to truth, and we have done wickedly.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

Thou meetest him that rejoiceth to do righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: (behold, thou wast wroth, and we have sinned:) in those is perpetuity, and we shall be saved. And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away; and there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee; for thou hast hidden thy face from us, and hast caused us to melt away through our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of Jehovah for I have sinned against him until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light; I shall behold his righteousness.

Afflicted saints » Christ comforts

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls; for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Afflicted saints » Should praise God

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book? Then shall mine enemies return backward in the day when I call: this I know, for God is for me. In God will I praise his word; in Jehovah will I praise his word.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou, who hast shewn us many and sore troubles, wilt revive us again, and wilt bring us up again from the depths of the earth; Thou wilt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side. I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, my God; unto thee will I sing psalms with the harp, thou holy One of Israel. read more.
My lips shall exult when I sing psalms unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

Afflicted saints » Should be resigned

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel told him all the words, and kept nothing back from him. And he said, It is Jehovah: let him do what is good in his sight.

2 Kings 20:19

And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, Good is the word of Jehovah which thou hast spoken. And he said, Is it not so? if only there shall be peace and truth in my days!

Psalm 39:9

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; for thou hast done it.

Afflicted saints » Should trust in the goodness of God

Afflicted saints » Should not despise chastening

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when reproved by him;

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints

Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house. And Jehovah was with Joseph, and extended mercy to him, and gave him favour in the eyes of the chief of the tower-house. And the chief of the tower-house committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the tower-house; and whatever they had to do there he did. read more.
The chief of the tower-house looked not to anything under his hand, because Jehovah was with him; and what he did, Jehovah made it prosper.

Psalm 105:17-19

He sent a man before them: Joseph was sold for a bondman. They afflicted his feet with fetters; his soul came into irons; Until the time when what he said came about: the word of Jehovah tried him.

Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, bound in my spirit I go to Jerusalem, not knowing what things shall happen to me in it; only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me. But I make no account of my life as dear to myself, so that I finish my course, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the glad tidings of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Should imitate Christ

Hebrews 12:1-3

Let us also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us, looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth; who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of 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 hast been my help; cast me not off, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

Afflicted saints » Should turn and devote themselves to God

Psalm 116:7-9

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling. I will walk before Jehovah in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For out of the north there cometh up a nation against her, which shall make her land desolate, and none shall dwell therein: both man and beast are fled; they are gone. In those days, and at that time, saith Jehovah, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping as they go, and shall seek Jehovah their God.

Afflicted saints » Christ supports

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

Afflicted saints » Should be frequent in prayer

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, unto God will I call; and Jehovah will save me. Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray and moan aloud; and he will hear my voice.

Afflicted saints » Christ preserves

Afflicted saints » God delivers

Afflicted saints » God is with

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints » David

2 Samuel 12:15-23

And Nathan departed to his house. And Jehovah smote the child that Urijah's wife bore to David, and it became very sick. And David besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night on the earth. And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise him up from the earth; but he would not, and he ate no 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 would not hearken to our voice; and how shall we say to him, The child is dead? he may do some harm. But David saw that his servants whispered, and 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 clothing, and entered into the house of Jehovah and worshipped; then he came to his own house and required them to set bread before him, and he ate. And his servants said to him, What thing is this which thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child alive; but as soon as the child is dead, thou dost rise and eat bread. And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept; for I thought, Who knows? perhaps Jehovah will 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 go into thy house with burnt-offerings; I will perform my vows to thee, Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble. I will offer up unto thee burnt-offerings of fatted beasts, 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

Afflicted saints » God is a refuge and strength to

Psalm 27:5-6

For in the day of evil he will hide me in his pavilion; in the secret of his tent will he keep me concealed: he will set me high upon a rock. And now shall my head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me; and I will offer in his tent sacrifices of shouts of joy: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms unto Jehovah.

Afflicted saints » Should avoid sin

Job 34:31-32

For hath he said unto God, I bear chastisement, I will not offend; What I see not, teach thou me; if I have done wrong, I will do so 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

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing: He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the acceptable year of Jehovah, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, that beauty should be given unto them instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called terebinths of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified.

1 Peter 4:13-14

but as ye have share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, that in the revelation of his glory also ye may rejoice with exultation. If ye are reproached in the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the Spirit of glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you: on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.

Afflicted saints » are comparatively light

Acts 20:23-24

only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me. But I make no account of my life as dear to myself, so that I finish my course, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the glad tidings of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Exhibit the love and faithfulness of God

Psalm 119:75

I know, Jehovah, that thy Judgments are righteousness, and that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me.

1 Corinthians 11:32

But being judged, we are disciplined of the Lord, that we may not be condemned with the world.

Hebrews 12:6-7

for whom the Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives. Ye endure for chastening, God conducts himself towards you as towards sons; for who is the son that the father chastens not?

More verses: Revelation 3:19

Afflicted saints » Temporary

Isaiah 54:7-8

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In the outpouring of wrath have I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting loving-kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer.

More verses: 1 Peter 5:10

Afflicted saints » Comparatively light

Afflicted saints » Often arise from the profession of the gospel

John 15:21

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

2 Timothy 3:11-12

persecutions, sufferings: what sufferings happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what persecutions I endured; and the Lord delivered me out of all. And all indeed who desire to live piously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Afflicted saints » To be expected

Afflicted saints » Joy under