Patience In Hard Times
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endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
By your endurance gain your lives.
Because you have kept My command to endure, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is going to come over the whole world to test those who live on the earth.
The end of a matter is better than its beginning; a patient spirit is better than a proud spirit.
Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.
We recall, in the presence of our God and Father, your work of faith, labor of love, and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ,
You also possess endurance and have tolerated [many things] because of My name, and have not grown weary.
Blessed is a man who endures trials, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that He has promised to those who love Him.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
labor and hardship, many sleepless nights, hunger and thirst, often without food, cold, and lacking clothing.
Do not lack diligence; be fervent in spirit; serve the Lord.
Now we who are strong have an obligation to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not to please ourselves.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.
But in everything, as God's ministers, we commend ourselves: by great endurance, by afflictions, by hardship, by pressures,
Remember the earlier days when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings.
Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, restraint, and patience, not recognizing that God's kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?
Dear friends, when the fiery ordeal arises among you to test you, don't be surprised by it, as if something unusual were happening to you.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness-without it no one will see the Lord.
diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds [us].
And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.
Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises.
For what credit is there if you endure when you sin and are beaten? But when you do good and suffer, if you endure, it brings favor with God.
Let your graciousness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.
You will even be betrayed by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will kill some of you.
Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by His vast strength.
With every prayer and request, pray at all times in the Spirit, and stay alert in this, with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.
Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear or be disturbed,
Who can separate us from the love of Christ? Can affliction or anguish or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
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