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50 Bible Verses about Afflictions, Benefits Of
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And passing by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, he, or his parents, that he was born blind? Jesus answered, Neither did this sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God might be manifested in him.
Then sent the sisters to him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. And Jesus having heard, said, This sickness is not to death, but for the glory of God, that by it the Son of God be honoured.
Truly, truly, I say to thee, when thou west younger, thou didst gird thyself and walk where thou wouldest;and when thou shalt grow old, thou shalt stretch out thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and bring thee where thou wilt not. And this he said, signifying by what death he shall honour God. And having said this, he says to him, Follow me.
Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed; Being driven out, but not forsaken; being cast down, but not destroyed; Always bearing about in the body the death of the Lord Jesus, that also the life of Jesus be made manifest in our body.read more.
For we, the living, are always delivered to death for Jesus, that also the life of Jesus be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
And he said to me, My grace suffices thee: for my power is perfected in weakness. Therefore very willingly will I boast rather in my weaknesses, that Christ's power may lodge upon me. Therefore am I contented in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities in expulsions, in extremities for Christ: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
My soul desired thee in the night; also my spirit in the midst of me I will seek thee: for when thy judgments to the earth, those dwelling in the habitable globe will learn justice.
In straitness to thee, and all these words found thee in the last of the days, and thou didst turn to Jehovah thy God and heardest to his voice; For Jehovah thy God a merciful God; he will not desert thee, and he will not destroy thee, and he will not forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware to them.
Remember now the word that thou didst command Moses thy servant, saying, Ye will transgress; I will scatter you among the nations: And did ye turn back to me and watch my commands and do them; if there shall be a thrusting forth of you into the extremity of the heavens, from thence will I gather them and bring them to the place which I chose for my name to dwell there.
And it was in that day the remainder of Israel shall no more add, and the escaping of the house of Jacob, to lean upon him smiting them; and were leaning upon Jehovah the holy of Israel in truth. The remainder shall turn back the remainder of Jacob to the mighty God.
Therefore, behold me hedging in thy way with thorns, and I walled a wall and she shall not find her beaten paths. And she pursued those loving her, and she shall not overtake them; and she sought them and she shall not find: and she said, I will go and turn back to my former husband, for it was well to me then more than now.
For he said to God, I was lifted up, I will pervert no more. Besides I shall see thou wilt teach it to me: if I did iniquity, I will not add.
And it was in that day the remainder of Israel shall no more add, and the escaping of the house of Jacob, to lean upon him smiting them; and were leaning upon Jehovah the holy of Israel in truth.
And they bare their iniquity; as the iniquity of him seeking so shall be the iniquity of the prophet; So that the house of Israel shall no more wander from after me, and they shall no more be defiled with all their transgressions; and they were to me for a people, and I will be to them for God, says the Lord Jehovah.
And the sons of Israel will cry to Jehovah; for nine hundred chariots of iron to him; and he pressed the sons of Israel by force twenty years.
Hearing, I heard Ephraim being thrust away: Thou didst correct me, and I shall be corrected as a calf not being taught: turn me back and I shall be turned back, for thou Jehovah my God.
Jehovah did what he purposed; he completed his word which he commanded in days of old: he pulled down and he pitied not: and be will gladden the enemy over thee; he lifted up the horn of thine adversaries. Their heart cried to Jehovah, O wall of the daughter of Zion, cause tears to go down as a torrent day and night thou shalt give no remission to thyself; the daughter of thine eye shall not be silent Arise, cry aloud in the night: at the head of the watches pour out thy heart as water before the face of Jehovah: lift up thy hands to him for the soul of thy young children fainting with hunger in the head of all the streets.
For I as the lion to Ephraim, and as the young lion to the house of Judah I, I will rend and go away; I will take away and none delivering. I will go and turn back to my place, even till when they shall be guilty, and they sought my face: in straitness to them they will turn to me.
And they being bound in fetters shall be taken in the cords of affliction. And he will announce to them their work, and their transgressions, for they will be strong.
And he eagerly desired to fill his belly with the fruits of the horntree which the swine ate: and none gave to him. And having come to himself, he said, Many hired of my father abound in loaves, and I am perishing with hunger! Having risen, I will go to my father, and say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,
And the people will come to Moses, and they will say, We sinned, for we spake against Jehovah and against thee; wilt thou pray to Jehovah and he will remove the serpent from us? And Moses will pray for the people.
I will make known to thee my sin, and mine iniquity I hid not I said, I will confess upon my transgression to Jehovah; and thou didst take away the iniquity of my sin. Silence.
And it shall be after these words, and God tried Abraham, and he will say to him, Abraham: and he will say, Behold, here I. And he will say, Take now thy son, thine only, whom thou didst love, Isaak, and go by thyself to the land of Moriah; and carry him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I told thee.
And remember thou all the way which Jehovah thy God caused thee to go this forty years in the desert in order to humble thee, to try thee, to know what is in thy heart, whether thou shalt watch his commands or not
He giving thee to eat manna in the desert which thy fathers knew not, in order to humble thee, and in order to try thee to do thee good in thy lost state:
By faith Abraham had brought near Isaac, being tried: and he having received the promises brought near the only born,
That the proof of your faith, much more precious than perishing gold, and being tried by fire, might be found to praise and honour and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ:
Neither be afraid of what things thou art about to suffer: behold, the accuser is about to cast of you into prison, that ye might be tried; and ye shall have pressure ten days: be thou faithful until death, and I will give thee the crown of life.
And he will humble thee, and cause thee to hunger, and will give thee to eat manna which thou knewest not, and thy fathers knew not; so that he caused thee to know that upon bread only man shall not live, but upon all going out of the mouth of Jehovah shall man live.
Remembering my affliction and my bitterness, the wormwood and the poison. Remembering, my soul will remember, and will be bowed down upon me.
And lest I be lifted up by the eminence of Revelation, a thorn in the flesh was given me, a messenger of Satan, that he might cuff me, lest I be lifted up.
To the overseer: of David chanting. Waiting, I waited for Jehovah, and he will incline to me, and he will hear my cry.
And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;
Knowing that the proof of your faith works patience.
For what glory, if, sinning and being cuffed, ye endure? but if, doing good, and suffering, ye endure, this is grace with God.
Every branch in me not bearing fruit he takes away: and every one bearing fruit, he cleanses it, that it might bear more fruit.
For they truly for a few days, according as it seemed to them, corrected; but he for profit, in order to partake in his holiness. And truly every correction for the present seems not to be for joy, but grief: and later it returns the peaceful fruit of justice to them being exercised by it.
And Saul abused the church, going into houses, and drawing out men and women, delivered to prison. Truly therefore the dispersed passed through announcing good news the word.
Therefore truly those dispersed by the pressure having been on account of Stephen, passed through even to Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the word to none except the Jews only. And certain of them were Cyprian and Cyrenian men, who having come to Antioch, spake to the Greeks announcing good news, the Lord Jesus. And the hand of the Lord was with them; and a great number having believed, turned to the Lord.
And I wish you to know, brethren, that the things. concerning me have rather gone to the advancement of the good news;
In which I suffer ill treatment, to bonds, as an evil doer; but the word of God has not been bound. For this I endure all things for the chosen, that they also might attain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
In my first defence none was present with me, but all forsook me; (may it not be reckoned to them.) But the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the promulgation might be rendered perfectly certain, and all the nations might hear: and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.
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