Most Relevant Verses
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity, consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man cannot discover anything that will come after him.
making the most of the time, because the days are evil.
The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose—
even the wicked for the day of disaster.
But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days.
For God will bring every act to judgment, including every hidden thing, whether good or evil.
For we must all appear before the tribunal of Christ, so that each may be repaid for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.
I form light and create darkness,
I make success and create disaster;
I, Yahweh, do all these things.
In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.
When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,
For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,
For man certainly does not know his time: like fish caught in a cruel net or like birds caught in a trap, so people are trapped in an evil time as it suddenly falls on them.