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62 Bible Verses about Afflicted Saints

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Psalm 27:5-6

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his tabernacle; in the secret of his tent shall he hide me; he shall set me high upon a rock. And now shall my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me; therefore I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tabernacle; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been strength to the poor, strength to the needy in his distress, refuge from the storm, shadow from the heat, for the force of the violent is as a storm against the wall.

Jeremiah 16:19

O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.

Isaiah 49:13

Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD has comforted his people and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and 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 comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For in the same manner that the sufferings of the Christ abound in us, so also our consolation abounds by Christ.

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Jeremiah 39:17-18

But I will deliver thee in that day, said the LORD, and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid. For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee, because thou hast put thy trust in me, said the LORD.

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Psalm 13:5-6

But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. I will sing unto the LORD because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou tellest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle; are they not in thy book? When I cry unto thee, then shall my enemies be turned back; in this I know that God is for me. In God I will praise his word; in the 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, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah. My heart is ready, O God, my heart is willing; I will sing and give praise.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou who hast caused me to see great and sore troubles, shalt return and quicken me and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth. Thou shalt increase my greatness and comfort me on every side. I will also praise thee with an instrument of the psaltery, O my God; unto thee will I sing thy truth with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.read more.
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing praises unto thee and my soul, which thou hast ransomed.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us, with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.

1 Peter 2:21-23

Because for this were ye called: for the Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps who did no sin neither was guile found in his mouth, who, when he was cursed, did not return the curse; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but committed himself to him that judges righteously;

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel declared all of it to him without hiding any thing. Then he said, It is the LORD; let him do what seems good unto him.

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, The word of the LORD which thou hast spoken is good. And he said, For shall there not be peace and truth in my days?

Psalm 39:9

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth because thou didst it.

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the consolation which speaks unto you as unto sons, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art reproved of him:

Nehemiah 9:33

Howbeit thou art just in all that has come upon us; for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly;

Job 2:10

But he said unto her, Thou hast spoken as any of the foolish women speak. 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 didst come out to meet him that with rejoicing had worked righteous ness. In thy ways they remembered thee. Behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: thy ways are eternal, and we shall be saved. But we were all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses as filthy rags; and we all fell as the leaves of a tree; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. And there is none that calls upon thy name, that wakes himself up to take hold of thee; therefore, thou hast hid thy face from us and hast allowed us to wither in the power of our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Mem Why does the living man have pain, the man in his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the LORD because I have sinned against him, until he has judged my cause and executed my judgment; he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.

Job 34:31-32

For it is of God to say, I have forgiven, I will no longer destroy. Teach me that which I do not see; if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more.

John 5:14

Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

Psalm 71:20

Thou who hast caused me to see great and sore troubles, shalt return and quicken me and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return unto thy rest, O my soul, for the LORD has dealt bountifully with thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling. I will walk before the 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 no one shall dwell therein: they shall leave, they shall depart, both man and beast. In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the sons of Israel shall come, they and the sons of Judah together, going and weeping they shall go and seek the LORD their God.

Psalm 66:13-15

I will go into thy house with burnt offerings; I will pay thee my vows, which my lips have uttered and my mouth has spoken when I was in trouble. I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices 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 the LORD shall save me. Evening and morning and at noon I will pray and cry aloud, and he shall hear my voice.

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy slave away in anger: thou hast been my help; do not leave me or forsake me, O God of my saving health.

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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 the LORD has comforted his people and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

Jeremiah 31:13

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

Afflicted saints » Should be patient

Afflicted saints » Should acknowledge the justice of their chastisements

Nehemiah 9:33

Howbeit thou art just in all that has come upon us; for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly;

Job 2:10

But he said unto her, Thou hast spoken as any of the foolish women speak. 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 didst come out to meet him that with rejoicing had worked righteous ness. In thy ways they remembered thee. Behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: thy ways are eternal, and we shall be saved. But we were all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses as filthy rags; and we all fell as the leaves of a tree; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. And there is none that calls upon thy name, that wakes himself up to take hold of thee; therefore, thou hast hid thy face from us and hast allowed us to wither in the power of our iniquities.

Lamentations 3:39

Mem Why does the living man have pain, the man in his sins?

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the LORD because I have sinned against him, until he has judged my cause and executed my judgment; he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.

Afflicted saints » Christ comforts

Isaiah 61:2

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Matthew 11:28-30

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and humble of heart, and ye shall find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Afflicted saints » Should praise God

Psalm 56:8-10

Thou tellest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle; are they not in thy book? When I cry unto thee, then shall my enemies be turned back; in this I know that God is for me. In God I will praise his word; in the 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, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou who hast caused me to see great and sore troubles, shalt return and quicken me and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth. Thou shalt increase my greatness and comfort me on every side. I will also praise thee with an instrument of the psaltery, O my God; unto thee will I sing thy truth with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. read more.
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing praises unto thee and my soul, which thou hast ransomed.

Afflicted saints » Should be resigned

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel declared all of it to him without hiding any thing. Then he said, It is the LORD; let him do what seems good unto him.

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, The word of the LORD which thou hast spoken is good. And he said, For shall there not be peace and truth in my days?

Psalm 39:9

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth because thou didst it.

Afflicted saints » Should trust in the goodness of God

Psalm 71:20

Thou who hast caused me to see great and sore troubles, shalt return and quicken me and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Afflicted saints » Should not despise chastening

Hebrews 12:5

And ye have quite forgotten the consolation which speaks unto you as unto sons, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art reproved of him:

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints

Genesis 39:20-23

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

Psalm 105:17-19

He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a slave, whose feet they hurt with fetters; his soul was laid in iron. Until the time that his word came, the spoken word of the LORD purified him.

Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound of the Spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there, except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that prisons and tribulations await me. But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Should imitate Christ

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us, with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.

1 Peter 2:21-23

Because for this were ye called: for the Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps who did no sin neither was guile found in his mouth, who, when he was cursed, did not return the curse; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but committed himself to him that judges righteously;

Afflicted saints » Should take encouragement from former mercies

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy slave away in anger: thou hast been my help; do not leave me or forsake me, O God of my saving health.

Afflicted saints » Should turn and devote themselves to God

Psalm 116:7-9

Return unto thy rest, O my soul, for the LORD has dealt bountifully with thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling. I will walk before the 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 no one shall dwell therein: they shall leave, they shall depart, both man and beast. In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the sons of Israel shall come, they and the sons of Judah together, going and weeping they shall go and seek the LORD their God.

Afflicted saints » Christ supports

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered 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 the LORD shall save me. Evening and morning and at noon I will pray and cry aloud, and he shall 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 unto his house. And the LORD struck the child that Uriah's wife had given birth unto 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 earth. And the elders of his house arose and went to him to raise him up from the earth, 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 slaves of David feared to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spoke unto him, and he would not hearken unto our voice; how much more will it trouble him if we tell him that the child is dead? But when David saw that his slaves whispered, David understood that the child was dead; therefore, David said unto his slaves, Is the child dead? And they said, He is dead. Then David arose from the earth and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothes and came into the house of the LORD and worshipped. Then he came to his own house; and when he asked, they set bread before him, and he ate. Then his slaves said unto him, What is this that thou hast done? Thou didst fast and weep for the child while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread. And he replied, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept, for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will have mercy on me, that the child may live? But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall 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 pay thee my vows, which my lips have uttered and my mouth has spoken when I was in trouble. I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices 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

Afflicted saints » God is a refuge and strength to

Psalm 27:5-6

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his tabernacle; in the secret of his tent shall he hide me; he shall set me high upon a rock. And now shall my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me; therefore I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tabernacle; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.

Afflicted saints » Should avoid sin

Job 34:31-32

For it is of God to say, I have forgiven, I will no longer destroy. Teach 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 that sow with tears shall reap with joy. He that goes forth and weeps, bearing the precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Isaiah 61:2-3

to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; to order in Zion those that mourn, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

1 Peter 4:13-14

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. If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you; certainly on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.

Afflicted saints » are comparatively light

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that prisons and tribulations await me. But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel 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 right and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

1 Corinthians 11:32

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

Hebrews 12:6-7

for whom the Lord loves, he chastens and scourges everyone whom he receives as a son. If ye endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the 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 a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with eternal mercy I will have compassion on thee, said the LORD thy 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

persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra, persecutions I have endured, and the Lord delivered me out of them all. And all that desire to live godly in Christ Jesus shall also suffer persecution.

Afflicted saints » To be expected

Afflicted saints » Joy under

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Genesis 39:20-23

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