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and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:
You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin;
for which I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.
Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.
holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
The days of our years are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty years; yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for it passes quickly, and we fly away.
I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world."
What a wretched man I am! Who will deliver me out of the body of this death?
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.
But if you marry, you have not sinned. If a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have oppression in the flesh, and I want to spare you.
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been put to grief in various trials,
But remember the former days, in which, after you were enlightened, you endured a great struggle with sufferings;
For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we have set our trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.
Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;
but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members.
But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
Yahweh said, "My Spirit will not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; yet will his days be one hundred twenty years."
Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of your life of vanity, which he has given you under the sun, all your days of vanity: for that is your portion in life, and in your labor in which you labor under the sun.
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, that you may not do the things that you desire.
For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world's rulers of the darkness of this age, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you confessed the good confession in the sight of many witnesses.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.
Yahweh's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, 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 toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.
If you falter in the time of trouble, your strength is small.
For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;
For even when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief, but we were afflicted on every side. Fightings were outside. Fear was inside.
Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf,
Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering works perseverance;
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Doing The Right Thing
- Enjoying Life
- Eternal 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 Positive
- Staying Strong
- Staying Strong During Hard Times
- Strength And Faith
- The Fact Of Toil
- Faith in hard times