Most Relevant Verses
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also has set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing that will come after him.
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
The LORD has made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
For God shall bring every work into judgment, including every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may be recompensed for the things done in his body, according to what he has done, whether it be good or bad.
I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create calamity: I the LORD do all these things.
All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongs his life in his wickedness.
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
For man also knows not his time: as the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them.