Afflictions As Blessings In Disguise
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"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
"For has anyone said to God, 'I have borne chastisement; I will not offend anymore;
"And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, 'They are My people,' And they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.