Most Relevant Verses
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)
A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for a difficult time.
Resist him and be firm in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are being experienced by your fellow believers throughout the world.
If any of you has a legal dispute against another, do you dare go to court before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
However, if you do get married, you have not sinned, and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. But such people will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.
Don’t abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
and don’t go to your brother’s house
in your time of calamity;
better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.
Do not rely on a friend;
don’t trust in a close companion.
Seal your mouth
from the woman who lies in your arms.
A foolish son is grief to his father
and bitterness to the one who bore him.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his prosperity and doubled his previous possessions.
But a married man is concerned about the things of the world—how he may please his wife—
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.
Whoever is blessed in the land
will be blessed by the God of truth,
and whoever swears in the land
will swear by the God of truth.
For the former troubles will be forgotten
and hidden from My sight.
casting all your care on Him, because He cares about you.
David was in a difficult position because the troops talked about stoning him, for they were all very bitter over the loss of their sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God.
Youths oppress My people,
and women rule over them.
My people, your leaders mislead you;
they confuse the direction of your paths.
So the Lord blessed the last part of Job’s life more than the first. He owned 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.
He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me, making me odious to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. We are few in number; if they unite against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed.”
During David’s reign there was a famine for three successive years, so David inquired of the Lord. The Lord answered, “It is because of the blood shed by Saul and his family when he killed the Gibeonites.”
Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.
I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”
“You expected much, but then it amounted to little. When you brought the harvest to your house, I ruined it. Why?” This is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts. “Because My house still lies in ruins, while each of you is busy with his own house.
leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
You will be hated by everyone because of My name. But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.
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