Afflictions, Purpose Of

Most Relevant Verses

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.

Hosea 5:15

"I will leave and go back to my place until they admit their offense and seek my face. When affliction comes to them, they will eagerly seek me."

Psalm 119:75

I know, LORD, that your decrees are just, and that you have rightfully humbled me.

Psalm 78:33-34

So he made their days end in futility, and their years with sudden terror. When he struck them, they sought him; they repented, and eagerly sought God.

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