Most Relevant Verses
What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is infected by death?
endurance produces character, and character produces hope.
In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.
I work hard and struggle to do this, using the energy that he powerfully provides in me.
How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.
as you hold firmly to the word of life. Then I will be proud when the Messiah returns that I did not run in vain or work hard in vain.
We live for 70 years, or 80 years if we're healthy, yet even in the prime years there are troubles and sorrow. They pass by quickly and we fly away.
I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us.
But if you do get married, you have not sinned. And if a virgin gets married, she has not sinned. However, these people will experience trouble in this life, and I want to spare you from that.
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God.
You greatly rejoice in this, even though you have to suffer various kinds of trials for a little while,
But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle.
To this end we work hard and struggle, because we have set our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, that is, of those who believe.
but I see in my body a different principle waging war with the Law in my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin that exists in my body.
Indeed, I cannot decide between the two. I have the desire to leave this life and be with the Messiah, for that is far better.
Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.
For what the flesh wants is opposed to the Spirit, and what the Spirit wants is opposed to the flesh. They are opposed to each other, and so you do not do what you want to do.
For our struggle is not against human opponents, but against rulers, authorities, cosmic powers in the darkness around us, and evil spiritual forces in the heavenly realm.
Fight the good fight for the faith. Keep holding on to eternal life, to which you were called and about which you gave a good testimony in front of many witnesses.
For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but I cannot carry it out.
He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.
But when the infants kept on wrestling each other inside her womb, she asked herself, "Why is this happening?" So she asked the LORD for an explanation.
If you grow weary when times are troubled, your strength is limited.
This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,
For even when we came to Macedonia, our bodies had no rest. We suffered in a number of ways. Outwardly there were conflicts, inwardly there were fears.
For you have been given the privilege for the Messiah's sake not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him.
Not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
- 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