Afflicted Saints

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Psalm 27:5-6

Because he will hide me in his shelter in [the] day of trouble. He will conceal me in the hiding place of his tent. He will set me high upon a rock. And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in his distress, a shelter from [the] rainstorm, a shade from [the] heat. For [the] breath of [the] ruthless [was] like a rainstorm against a wall,

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Genesis 39:20-23

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

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Jeremiah 16:19

Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in [the] day of distress, to you [the] nations will come from the ends of [the] earth, and they will say, "Our ancestors have inherited only lies, vanity, and there is no profit in them.

Isaiah 49:13

Sing for joy, heavens, and rejoice, earth! Mountains must break forth [in] rejoicing! For Yahweh has comforted his people, and he will take pity on his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

"Then [the] young woman will rejoice in [the] dancing in a ring, and [the] young men and [the] old men together. And I will turn their mourning to jubilation, and I will comfort them, and I will gladden them from their sorrow.

2 Corinthians 1:4-5

who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those [who are] in all affliction with the comfort with which [we] ourselves are comforted by God. For just as the sufferings of Christ overflow to us, thus through Christ our comfort overflows also.

Proverbs 12:13

By the transgression of lips, evil is ensnared, but the righteous escapes from trouble.

Jeremiah 39:17-18

But I will rescue you on that day," {declares} Yahweh, "and you will not be given into the hand of the men {of whom you are frightened}. For surely I will save you, and you will not fall by the sword. But your life will be for you as booty because you have trusted in me," {declares} Yahweh.'"

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord helped me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fulfilled and all the Gentiles might hear, and he rescued [me] from the lion's mouth.

Isaiah 61:2

to {proclaim} [the] year of Yahweh's favor, and our God's day of vengeance, to comfort all those in mourning,

Isaiah 63:9

In all their distress, {there was no distress}, and the messenger of his {presence} saved them, in his love and compassion he himself redeemed them, and he lifted them up, and he supported them all [the] days of old.

Psalm 13:5-6

But as for me, I have trusted in your steadfast love. My heart will rejoice in your deliverance. I will sing to Yahweh because he has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 56:8-10

You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book? Then my enemies will turn back {when} I call. This I know because God [is] for me. God, [whose] word I praise, Yahweh, [whose] word I praise,

Psalm 57:6-7

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah My heart [is] steadfast, O God; My heart [is] steadfast. I will sing and give praise.

Psalm 71:20-23

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up. You will increase my greatness, and you will comfort me all around. On my part, I will praise you with a stringed instrument, [and] your faithfulness, O my God. I will sing praises to you with a lyre, O Holy One of Israel.read more.
My lips will sing for joy when I sing praises to you, and my soul, which you have redeemed.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider the one who endured such hostility by sinners against himself, so that you will not grow weary in your souls [and] give up.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his footsteps, who did not commit sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth, who [when he] was reviled, did not revile in return; [when] suffering, he did not threaten, but entrusted [himself] to the one who judges justly,

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him all the words and did not conceal [anything] from him. And he said, "He [is] Yahweh, he will do {what is} good in his {sight}."

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of Yahweh which you have spoken [is] good," and he thought, "Is it not that peace and security shall be in my days?"

Psalm 39:9

I am mute. I do not open my mouth, for you, yourself, have done [it].

Hebrews 12:5

And have you completely forgotten the exhortation which instructs you as sons? "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, or give up [when you] are corrected by him.

Nehemiah 9:33

You are righteous in everything that has come on us, for you dealt faithfully, and we have acted wickedly.

Job 2:10

So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

You meet with the one who rejoices, one who does righteousness. In your ways they remember you. Look! You were angry and we sinned against them [in] ancient [times] and we were saved. And we all have become like the unclean, and all our deeds of justice like a menstrual cloth, And we all wither like leaf, and our iniquities take us away like the wind. And there is no one who calls on your name, who pulls himself up to keep hold of you, for you have hidden your face from us, and melted us into the hand of our iniquity.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the rage of Yahweh, for I have sinned against him, until he pleads my cause and executes my justice. He will bring me out to the light; I will see his righteousness.

Job 34:31-32

"Indeed, does anyone say to God, 'I have endured [chastisement]; I will not act corruptly [again]; teach me yourself {what I cannot see}; if I have done wrong, I will not repeat [it]'?

John 5:14

After these [things] Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, "Look, you have become well! Sin no longer, lest something worse happen to you."

Psalm 71:20

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return, O my soul, to your repose, for Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you. For you have rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For a nation will come up against her from [the] north. It will make her land as a horror, and an inhabitant will not be in her. From humans to animals they [all] will wander [off]. They will go [away]. In those days and in that time,'" {declares} Yahweh, "the people of Israel will come, they and the people of Judah together. {Weeping as they go}, they will go, and Yahweh their God they will seek.

Psalm 66:13-15

I will come into your house with burnt offerings. I will pay to you my vows that my lips uttered, and my mouth spoke in my distress. Burnt offerings of fat animals I will offer to you, with [the] smoke of rams. I will do cattle with rams. Selah

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call to God, and Yahweh will save me. {Morning, noon and night} I will lament and groan loudly, and he will hear my voice.

Psalm 27:9

Do not hide your face from me; do not turn your servant away in anger. You have been my help; do not abandon nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

who delivered us from so great [a risk] of death, and will deliver [us], in whom we have put our hope that he will also deliver [us] again,

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Afflicted saints » God comforts

Isaiah 49:13

Sing for joy, heavens, and rejoice, earth! Mountains must break forth [in] rejoicing! For Yahweh has comforted his people, and he will take pity on his afflicted ones.

Jeremiah 31:13

"Then [the] young woman will rejoice in [the] dancing in a ring, and [the] young men and [the] old men together. And I will turn their mourning to jubilation, and I will comfort them, and I will gladden them from their sorrow.

Afflicted saints » Should be patient

Afflicted saints » Should acknowledge the justice of their chastisements

Nehemiah 9:33

You are righteous in everything that has come on us, for you dealt faithfully, and we have acted wickedly.

Job 2:10

So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 64:5-7

You meet with the one who rejoices, one who does righteousness. In your ways they remember you. Look! You were angry and we sinned against them [in] ancient [times] and we were saved. And we all have become like the unclean, and all our deeds of justice like a menstrual cloth, And we all wither like leaf, and our iniquities take us away like the wind. And there is no one who calls on your name, who pulls himself up to keep hold of you, for you have hidden your face from us, and melted us into the hand of our iniquity.

Micah 7:9

I will bear the rage of Yahweh, for I have sinned against him, until he pleads my cause and executes my justice. He will bring me out to the light; I will see his righteousness.

Afflicted saints » Christ comforts

Isaiah 61:2

to {proclaim} [the] year of Yahweh's favor, and our God's day of vengeance, to comfort all those in mourning,

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all [of you] who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke [is] easy to carry and my burden is light."

Afflicted saints » Should praise God

Psalm 56:8-10

You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book? Then my enemies will turn back {when} I call. This I know because God [is] for me. God, [whose] word I praise, Yahweh, [whose] word I praise,

Psalm 57:6

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

Psalm 71:20-23

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up. You will increase my greatness, and you will comfort me all around. On my part, I will praise you with a stringed instrument, [and] your faithfulness, O my God. I will sing praises to you with a lyre, O Holy One of Israel. read more.
My lips will sing for joy when I sing praises to you, and my soul, which you have redeemed.

Afflicted saints » Should be resigned

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him all the words and did not conceal [anything] from him. And he said, "He [is] Yahweh, he will do {what is} good in his {sight}."

2 Kings 20:19

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of Yahweh which you have spoken [is] good," and he thought, "Is it not that peace and security shall be in my days?"

Psalm 39:9

I am mute. I do not open my mouth, for you, yourself, have done [it].

Afflicted saints » Should trust in the goodness of God

Psalm 71:20

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.

Afflicted saints » Should not despise chastening

Hebrews 12:5

And have you completely forgotten the exhortation which instructs you as sons? "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, or give up [when you] are corrected by him.

Afflicted saints » Examples of afflicted saints

Genesis 39:20-23

And Joseph's master took him and put him into prison, the place that the king's prisoners were confined. And he was there in prison. And Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed loyal love to him, and gave him favor in the eyes of the chief of the prison. And the chief of the prison put all the prisoners that [were] in the prison into the hand of Joseph. And everything that was done there, he [was] the one who did [it]. read more.
The chief of the prison {did not worry about} anything in his hand, since Yahweh [was] with him. And whatever he did Yahweh made [it] successful.

Psalm 105:17-19

He sent a man on ahead of them; Joseph was sold as a slave. They clamped his feet in fetters. His neck went into irons. Until [the] time his word came about, the word of Yahweh tested him.

Acts 20:22-24

"And now behold, bound by the Spirit I am traveling to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me {there}, except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in town [after town], saying that bonds and persecutions await me. But I consider [my] life [as] worth {nothing} to myself, in order to finish my mission and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify [to] the gospel of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Should imitate Christ

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider the one who endured such hostility by sinners against himself, so that you will not grow weary in your souls [and] give up.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his footsteps, who did not commit sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth, who [when he] was reviled, did not revile in return; [when] suffering, he did not threaten, but entrusted [himself] to the one who judges justly,

Afflicted saints » Should take encouragement from former mercies

Psalm 27:9

Do not hide your face from me; do not turn your servant away in anger. You have been my help; do not abandon nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.

2 Corinthians 1:10

who delivered us from so great [a risk] of death, and will deliver [us], in whom we have put our hope that he will also deliver [us] again,

Afflicted saints » Should turn and devote themselves to God

Psalm 116:7-9

Return, O my soul, to your repose, for Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you. For you have rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living.

Jeremiah 50:3-4

For a nation will come up against her from [the] north. It will make her land as a horror, and an inhabitant will not be in her. From humans to animals they [all] will wander [off]. They will go [away]. In those days and in that time,'" {declares} Yahweh, "the people of Israel will come, they and the people of Judah together. {Weeping as they go}, they will go, and Yahweh their God they will seek.

Afflicted saints » Christ supports

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord helped me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fulfilled and all the Gentiles might hear, and he rescued [me] from the lion's mouth.

Afflicted saints » Should be frequent in prayer

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call to God, and Yahweh will save me. {Morning, noon and night} I will lament and groan loudly, and he will hear my voice.

Afflicted saints » Christ preserves

Isaiah 63:9

In all their distress, {there was no distress}, and the messenger of his {presence} saved them, in his love and compassion he himself redeemed them, and he lifted them up, and he supported them 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 to his house, and Yahweh struck the child that the wife of Uriah bore for David, and he became ill. David pleaded [with] God on behalf of the boy and David fasted. He went to spend the night and lay upon the ground. The elders of his household stood over him to lift him up from the ground, but he [was] not willing, and he did not eat [any] food with them. read more.
It happened on the seventh day that the child died, and the servants of David [were] afraid to tell him that the child [was] dead, for they said, "Look, when the child [was] alive, we spoke to him, but he would not listen to our voice. How can we tell him, 'The child [is] dead'? He may do [something] evil." When David saw that his servants [were] whispering together, he realized that the child [was] dead. Then David said to his servants, "[Is] the child dead?" And they said, "He [is] dead." David stood up from the ground and washed and anointed himself and changed his clothing. Then he went [to] the house of Yahweh and worshiped, and he went to his [own] house. He asked, so they served him food, and he ate. Then his servants said to him, "What [is] this thing that you have done? While the child [was] alive, you fasted and wept; [now] that the child has died, you get up and eat food!" He said, "When the child [was] still alive, I fasted and I wept because I thought, 'Who knows? Yahweh may have mercy on me that the child will live.' But now he [is] dead. Why [should I be] fasting? [Am] I able to return him again? I [am] going to him, but he cannot 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 your house with burnt offerings. I will pay to you my vows that my lips uttered, and my mouth spoke in my distress. Burnt offerings of fat animals I will offer to you, with [the] smoke of rams. I will do cattle with rams. 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

Because he will hide me in his shelter in [the] day of trouble. He will conceal me in the hiding place of his tent. He will set me high upon a rock. And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Afflicted saints » Should avoid sin

Job 34:31-32

"Indeed, does anyone say to God, 'I have endured [chastisement]; I will not act corruptly [again]; teach me yourself {what I cannot see}; if I have done wrong, I will not 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 sow with tears shall reap with rejoicing. He who diligently goes [out] with weeping, carrying the seed bag, shall certainly come [in] with rejoicing, carrying his sheaves.

Isaiah 61:2-3

to {proclaim} [the] year of Yahweh's favor, and our God's day of vengeance, to comfort all those in mourning, to {give} for those in mourning in Zion, to give them a head wrap instead of ashes, [the] oil of joy instead of mourning, a garment of praise instead of a faint spirit. And {they will be called} oaks of righteousness, the planting of Yahweh, to show his glory.

1 Peter 4:13-14

But to the degree that you share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, so that also at the revelation of his glory you may rejoice [and] be glad. If you are reviled on account of the name of Christ, [you are] blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

Afflicted saints » are comparatively light

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in town [after town], saying that bonds and persecutions await me. But I consider [my] life [as] worth {nothing} to myself, in order to finish my mission and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify [to] the gospel of the grace of God.

Afflicted saints » Exhibit the love and faithfulness of God

Psalm 119:75

I know, O Yahweh, that your judgments [are] right, and [that] in faithfulness you afflicted me.

1 Corinthians 11:32

But [if we] are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined, in order that we will not be condemned with the world.

Hebrews 12:6-7

For the Lord disciplines the one whom he loves, and punishes every son whom he accepts." Endure [it] for discipline. God is dealing with you as sons. For what son [is there] whom a father does not discipline?

More verses: Revelation 3:19

Afflicted saints » Temporary

Isaiah 54:7-8

I abandoned you {for a short} moment, but I will gather you with great compassion. I hid my face from you [for] a moment, in the flowing of anger, but I will have compassion on you with everlasting faithfulness" says your redeemer, Yahweh.

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 do not know the one who sent me.

2 Timothy 3:11-12

persecutions, [and] sufferings that happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, [and] in Lystra, what sort of persecutions I endured, and the Lord delivered me from all [of them]. And indeed, all those who want to live in a godly manner in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

Afflicted saints » To be expected

Afflicted saints » Joy under