53 Bible Verses about Hardship
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But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
If you are slack in the day of distress,
Your strength is limited.
In the day of prosperity be happy,
But in the day of adversity consider—
God has made the one as well as the other
So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.
You who have shown me many troubles and distresses
Will revive me again,
And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;
These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises.
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.
Although the Lord has given you bread of privation and water of oppression, He, your Teacher will no longer hide Himself, but your eyes will behold your Teacher.
A friend loves at all times,
And a brother is born for adversity.
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
and you have perseverance and have endured for My name’s sake, and have not grown weary.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
Call upon Me in the day of trouble;
I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.”
It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.
And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.
“Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who keeps covenant and lovingkindness,
Do not let all the hardship seem insignificant before You,
Which has come upon us, our kings, our princes, our priests, our prophets, our fathers and on all Your people,
From the days of the kings of Assyria to this day.
but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work.”
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How blessed is he who considers the helpless;
The Lord will deliver him in a day of trouble.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world.
“Man, who is born of woman,
Is short-lived and full of turmoil.
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Topics on Hardship
But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
- Afflicted Saints
- Blessings And Prosperity
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Family Problems
- Getting Through Hard Times
- Hard Times
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Hope In Hard Times
- Life Struggles
- Overcoming Adversity
- Overcoming Hard Times
- Patience In Hard Times
- Persecution, Attitudes To
- Prayer During Hard Times
- Staying Strong During Hard Times
- Suffering, Hardship