39 Bible Verses about Life Struggles
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Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?
experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;
“Is not man forced to labor on earth,
And are not his days like the days of a hired man?
“If a man dies, will he live again?
All the days of my struggle I will wait
Until my change comes.
For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.
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.
“Man, who is born of woman,
Is short-lived and full of turmoil.
holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.
As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years,
Or if due to strength, eighty years,
Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow;
For soon it is gone and we fly away.
For there are no pains in their death,
And their body is fat.
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.”
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.
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.
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
But remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings,
For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
They are not in trouble as other men,
Nor are they plagued like mankind.
but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.
But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;
Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.
For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.
For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.
For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.
I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.
So now, no longer am I the one doing it, but sin which dwells in me.
Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In toil you will eat of it
All the days of your life.
But the children struggled together within her; and she said, “If it is so, why then am I this way?” So she went to inquire of the Lord.
If you are slack in the day of distress,
Your strength is limited.
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within.
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Doing The Right Thing
- Enjoying Life
- Getting Through Hard Times
- Hard Times
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Hope In Hard Times
- Overcoming Adversity
- Overcoming Hard Times
- Patience In Hard Times
- Peace And Comfort
- Sharing In Christ
- Short Time Till The End
- Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict
- Staying Strong During Hard Times
- Strength And Faith
- The Fact Of Toil