God Appointed Afflictions

Most Relevant Verses

1 Thessalonians 3:3

so that no one will be shaken by these persecutions. For you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.

2 Kings 6:33

While Elisha was still speaking with them, the messenger came down to him. Then he said, “This disaster is from the Lord. Why should I wait for the Lord any longer?”

Job 5:6

For distress does not grow out of the soil,
and trouble does not sprout from the ground.

Psalm 66:11

You lured us into a trap;
You placed burdens on our backs.

Amos 3:6

If a ram’s horn is blown in a city,
aren’t people afraid?
If a disaster occurs in a city,
hasn’t the Lord done it?

Micah 6:9

The voice of Yahweh calls out to the city
(and it is wise to fear Your name):
“Pay attention to the rod
and the One who ordained it.

Job 6:4

Surely the arrows of the Almighty have pierced me;
my spirit drinks their poison.
God’s terrors are arrayed against me.

Job 16:12

I was at ease, but He shattered me;
He seized me by the scruff of the neck
and smashed me to pieces.
He set me up as His target;

Ezekiel 24:16

“Son of man, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you with a fatal blow. But you must not lament or weep or let your tears flow.

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