Most Relevant Verses
O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
You have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
For which I also labor, striving according to his working, who works in me mightily.
Blessed is the man that endures trial: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.
Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.
In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great fight with afflictions;
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.
But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
For I am in a strait between two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of the life of your vanity, which he has given you under the sun, all the days of your vanity: for that is your portion in this life, and in your labor which you perform under the sun.
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the things that you would.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places.
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.
For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.
And unto Adam he said, Because you have listened unto the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it: cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow shall you eat of it all the days of your life;
If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
For, when we were come into Macedonia, our body had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;
- 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