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Psalm 27:5-6

For he will conceal me in his shelter on the day of evil; He will hide me in a secluded chamber within his tent; He will place me on a high rock. Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies, even those who surround me. I will sacrifice in his tent with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melodies to the LORD.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,

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Genesis 39:20-23

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison.

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Jeremiah 16:19

LORD, my strength and my stronghold, my refuge in a time of difficulty, to you the nations will come, and from the ends of the earth they'll say, "Surely our ancestors inherited deception, things that are worthless, and in which there is no profit."

Isaiah 49:13

Shout with joy, you heavens, and rock with glee, you earth! Break out in song, you mountains! The LORD is comforting his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

2 Corinthians 1:4-5

who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God. For as the Messiah's sufferings overflow into us, so also our comfort overflows through the Messiah.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble.

Jeremiah 39:17-18

But I'll deliver you on that day," declares the LORD. "You won't be given into the hands of the men you fear. For I'll surely deliver you, and you won't fall by the sword. Your life will be spared because you trusted me," declares the LORD.'"

2 Timothy 4:17

However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor, the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;

Isaiah 63:9

In all their distress he wasn't distressed, but the angel of his presence saved them; in his acts of love and in his acts of pity he redeemed them; he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Psalm 13:5-6

As for me, I have trusted in your gracious love, my heart will rejoice in your deliverance. I will sing to the LORD, for he has dealt bountifully with me. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 56:8-10

You have kept count of my wanderings. Put my tears in your bottle have not you recorded them in your book? My enemies will retreat when I call on you. This has been my experience, because God is with me. In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise,

Psalm 57:6-7

They have set a snare for my feet, which makes me depressed. They dug a pit in front of me, but they are the ones who fell into it! Interlude My heart is committed, God, my heart is committed, so I will sing and play music.

Psalm 71:20-23

God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth. You will increase my honor and comfort me once again. I also will praise you with the harp; because of your faithfulness, my God, I will praise you with the lyre Holy One of Israel.read more.
My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you, whose life you have redeemed.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us, fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Think about the one who endured such hostility from sinners, so that you may not become tired and give up.

1 Peter 2:21-23

This is, in fact, what you were called to do, because: The Messiah also suffered for you and left an example for you to follow in his steps. "He never sinned, and he never told a lie." When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him everything he did not conceal anything from him. Eli said, "He is the LORD. May he do what seems good to him."

2 Kings 20:19

At this, Hezekiah replied to Isaiah, "What you've spoken from the LORD is good," because he had been thinking, "Why not, as long as there's peace and security in my lifetime"?"

Psalm 39:9

I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.

Hebrews 12:5

You have forgotten the encouragement that is addressed to you as sons: "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline or give up when you are corrected by him.

Nehemiah 9:33

You are righteous in all that is happening to us, because you have acted faithfully while we have practiced evil.

Job 2:10

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

Isaiah 64:5-7

You come to the aid of those who gladly do what's right, To those who remember you in your ways. See, you were angry, and we sinned against them for a long time, but we will be saved. All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away. There is no one who calls on your name or rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us, and have given us into the control of our iniquity.

Lamentations 3:39

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin?

Micah 7:9

I will endure the LORD's anger since I have sinned against him until he takes over my defense, administers justice on my behalf, and brings me out to the light, where I will gaze on his righteousness.

Job 34:31-32

"Has anyone ever really told God, "I've endured, and I won't act corruptly anymore. What I don't see, instruct me! If I've done anything evil, I won't repeat it!'

John 5:14

Later on, Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, "Look! You have become well. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you."

Psalm 71:20

God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your resting place, my soul, for the LORD treated you generously. Indeed, you delivered my soul from death, my eyes from crying, and my feet from stumbling. I will walk in the LORD's presence in the lands of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For a nation from the north will go up against her. It will make her land into an object of horror, and no one will live in it. Both people and animals will wander off, and they'll leave. In those days, and at that time," declares the LORD, "the people of Israel will come together with the people of Judah. They'll be weeping as they travel along, and they'll be seeking the LORD their God.

Psalm 66:13-15

I will come to your house with burnt offerings. I will fulfill my vows to you that my lips uttered and that my mouth spoke when I was in trouble. I will offer to you burnt offerings of fat, along with the smoke of the sacrifice of rams. I will offer bulls along with goats. Interlude

Psalm 55:16-17

I call upon God, and the LORD will deliver me. Morning, noon, and night, I mulled over these things and cried out in my distress, and he heard my voice.

Psalm 27:9

Do not hide your face from me; do not turn away in anger from your servant. You have been my help, therefore do not abandon or forsake me, God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will continue to rescue us. Yes, he is the one on whom we have set our hope, and he will rescue us again,

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Afflicted saints » God comforts

Isaiah 49:13

Shout with joy, you heavens, and rock with glee, you earth! Break out in song, you mountains! The LORD is comforting his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

Afflicted saints » Should be patient

Afflicted saints » Should acknowledge the justice of their chastisements

Nehemiah 9:33

You are righteous in all that is happening to us, because you have acted faithfully while we have practiced evil.

Job 2:10

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

Isaiah 64:5-7

You come to the aid of those who gladly do what's right, To those who remember you in your ways. See, you were angry, and we sinned against them for a long time, but we will be saved. All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away. There is no one who calls on your name or rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us, and have given us into the control of our iniquity.

Lamentations 3:39

Why should anyone living complain, any mortal, about being punished for sin?

Micah 7:9

I will endure the LORD's anger since I have sinned against him until he takes over my defense, administers justice on my behalf, and brings me out to the light, where I will gaze on his righteousness.

Afflicted saints » Christ comforts

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor, the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;

Matthew 11:28-30

"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest. Place my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your souls, because my yoke is pleasant, and my burden is light."

Afflicted saints » Should praise God

Psalm 56:8-10

You have kept count of my wanderings. Put my tears in your bottle have not you recorded them in your book? My enemies will retreat when I call on you. This has been my experience, because God is with me. In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise,

Psalm 57:6

They have set a snare for my feet, which makes me depressed. They dug a pit in front of me, but they are the ones who fell into it! Interlude

Psalm 71:20-23

God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth. You will increase my honor and comfort me once again. I also will praise you with the harp; because of your faithfulness, my God, I will praise you with the lyre Holy One of Israel. read more.
My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you, whose life you have redeemed.

Afflicted saints » Should be resigned

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him everything he did not conceal anything from him. Eli said, "He is the LORD. May he do what seems good to him."

2 Kings 20:19

At this, Hezekiah replied to Isaiah, "What you've spoken from the LORD is good," because he had been thinking, "Why not, as long as there's peace and security in my lifetime"?"

Psalm 39:9

I remain silent; I do not open my mouth, for you are the one who acted.

Afflicted saints » Should trust in the goodness of God

Psalm 71:20

God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.

Afflicted saints » Should not despise chastening

Hebrews 12:5

You have forgotten the encouragement that is addressed to you as sons: "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline or give up when you are corrected by him.

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints

Genesis 39:20-23

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison. But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph. So the prison warden entrusted into Joseph's care all the prisoners who were confined in prison. Whatever they did, Joseph was in charge of the work detail. read more.
The prison warden did not have to worry about anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with him. That's why Joseph prospered in everything he did.

Psalm 105:17-19

He sent a man before them Joseph, who had been sold as a slave. They bound his feet with fetters and placed an iron collar on his neck, until the time his prediction came true, as the word of the LORD refined him.

Acts 20:22-24

And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there, except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me. But I don't place any value on my life, if only I can finish my race and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.

Afflicted saints » Should imitate Christ

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us, fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Think about the one who endured such hostility from sinners, so that you may not become tired and give up.

1 Peter 2:21-23

This is, in fact, what you were called to do, because: The Messiah also suffered for you and left an example for you to follow in his steps. "He never sinned, and he never told a lie." When he was insulted, he did not retaliate. When he suffered, he did not threaten. It was his habit to commit the matter to the one who judges fairly.

Afflicted saints » Should take encouragement from former mercies

Psalm 27:9

Do not hide your face from me; do not turn away in anger from your servant. You have been my help, therefore do not abandon or forsake me, God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will continue to rescue us. Yes, he is the one on whom we have set our hope, and he will rescue us again,

Afflicted saints » Should turn and devote themselves to God

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your resting place, my soul, for the LORD treated you generously. Indeed, you delivered my soul from death, my eyes from crying, and my feet from stumbling. I will walk in the LORD's presence in the lands of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For a nation from the north will go up against her. It will make her land into an object of horror, and no one will live in it. Both people and animals will wander off, and they'll leave. In those days, and at that time," declares the LORD, "the people of Israel will come together with the people of Judah. They'll be weeping as they travel along, and they'll be seeking the LORD their God.

Afflicted saints » Christ supports

2 Timothy 4:17

However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.

Afflicted saints » Should be frequent in prayer

Psalm 55:16-17

I call upon God, and the LORD will deliver me. Morning, noon, and night, I mulled over these things and cried out in my distress, and he heard my voice.

Afflicted saints » Christ preserves

Isaiah 63:9

In all their distress he wasn't distressed, but the angel of his presence saved them; in his acts of love and in his acts of pity he redeemed them; he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Afflicted saints » God delivers

Afflicted saints » God is with

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints » David

2 Samuel 12:15-23

Then Nathan went home. After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground. His closest advisors at the palace got up, remained with him, and tried to help him get up from the ground, but he would not do so. He also wouldn't eat with them. read more.
A week later, the child died, and David's staff was afraid to tell him that the child had died. They were telling themselves, "Look, when the child was still alive, we talked to him but he wouldn't listen to what we said. Now what kind of trouble will he bring on himself if we tell him that the child has died?" But as David observed his staff whispering together, he perceived that the child had died, so he asked his staff, "Is the child dead?" They replied, "He has died." At this, David got up from the ground, washed, anointed himself, changed his clothes, and went into the LORD's tent to worship. Then he went back to his palace where, at his request, they served him food and he ate. His staff asked him, "What's this about? When the child was alive, you fasted and cried. Now that the child has died, you get up and eat!" He answered, "When the child was alive, I fasted and cried. I asked myself, "Who knows? Maybe the LORD will show grace to me and the child will live.' But now that he has died, what's the point of fasting? Can I bring him back again? I'll be going to be with him, but he won't be returning to me."

Afflicted saints » Christ delivers

Afflicted saints » Should keep the pious resolutions made during afflictions

Psalm 66:13-15

I will come to your house with burnt offerings. I will fulfill my vows to you that my lips uttered and that my mouth spoke when I was in trouble. I will offer to you burnt offerings of fat, along with the smoke of the sacrifice of rams. I will offer bulls along with goats. Interlude

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 he will conceal me in his shelter on the day of evil; He will hide me in a secluded chamber within his tent; He will place me on a high rock. Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies, even those who surround me. I will sacrifice in his tent with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melodies to the LORD.

Afflicted saints » Should avoid sin

Job 34:31-32

"Has anyone ever really told God, "I've endured, and I won't act corruptly anymore. What I don't see, instruct me! If I've done anything evil, I won't repeat it!'

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 weep while they plant will sing for joy while they harvest. The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor, the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; to provide for those who grieve in Zion to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, a mantle of praise instead of a spirit of despair." "Then people will call them "Oaks of Righteousness", "The Planting of the LORD", in order to display his splendor.

1 Peter 4:13-14

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. If you are insulted because of the name of the Messiah, you are blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God is resting on you.

Afflicted saints » are comparatively light

Acts 20:23-24

except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me. But I don't place any value on my life, if only I can finish my race and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.

Afflicted saints » Exhibit the love and faithfulness of God

1 Corinthians 11:32

Now, while we are being judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so we won't be condemned along with the world.

Hebrews 12:6-7

For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he punishes every son he accepts." What you endure disciplines you: God is treating you as sons. Is there a son whom his father does not discipline?

More verses: Revelation 3:19

Afflicted saints » Temporary

Isaiah 54:7-8

"For a brief moment I abandoned you; but I'll gather you with great compassion. I hid my face from you for a moment in a surge of anger, but I will have compassion on you with my everlasting gracious love," says the LORD your Redeemer.

More verses: 1 Peter 5:10

Afflicted saints » Comparatively light

Afflicted saints » Often arise from the profession of the gospel

2 Timothy 3:11-12

and how I was persecuted and suffered in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them. Indeed, all who want to live a godly life in union with the Messiah Jesus will be persecuted.

Afflicted saints » To be expected

Afflicted saints » Joy under

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