2 Corinthians 11:28
Besides everything else, I have a daily burden because of my anxiety about all the churches.
2 Corinthians 4:8
In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,
2 Corinthians 1:9
In fact, we felt that we had received a death sentence so we would not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.
because of the voice of the enemy, and because of the oppression of the wicked. They bring down evil upon me, and in anger they hate me.
Though trouble and anguish overwhelm me, your commands remain my delight.
How can I bear the burden of you and your bickering all by myself?
You have led us into a trap and set burdens on our backs.
Yet I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that your good deed might not be something
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about the suffering we experienced in Asia. We were so crushed beyond our ability to endure that we even despaired of living.
If you grow weary when times are troubled, your strength is limited.
"He imparted weight to the wind; he regulated water by his measurement.
2 Corinthians 2:4
I wrote to you out of great sorrow and anguish of heart along with many tears not to make you sad but to let you know how much love I have for you.
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.
"I also told you at that time that I won't be able to sustain you on my own.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each of you must give what you have decided in your heart, not with regret or under compulsion, since God loves a cheerful giver.
When I call, answer me, my righteous God! When I was in distress, you set me free. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
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.
Then he went home. Such a large crowd gathered again that Jesus and his disciples couldn't even eat.
Her husband has full confidence in her; as a result, he lacks nothing of value.
2 Corinthians 7:5
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.
I called on the LORD in my distress; the LORD answered me openly.
Pleasure lovers become poor; loving wine and oil doesn't bring riches.
And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"
Just as whipping milk produces butter, and twisting the nose causes bleeding, so also stirring up anger produces contention.
For this is what the LORD spoke to me, as his forceful hand was resting on me, and as he was warning me not to live the way this people were living:
Distress and pressure terrify him; they overwhelm him, like a king poised for attack.
Land, land, land, listen to this message from the LORD!
2 Corinthians 11:27
in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, through hunger, thirst, many periods of fasting, coldness, and nakedness.
But the more the Egyptians afflicted the Israelis, the more they multiplied and flourished, so that the Egyptians became terrified of the Israelis.
1 Corinthians 7:28
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.
A muddied spring or a polluted well that's what a righteous person is who compromises with the wicked.
A man's spirit can sustain him during his illness, but who can bear a crushed spirit?
Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
"Tell them, "As certainly as I'm alive and living,' declares the Lord GOD, "I receive no pleasure in the death of the wicked. Instead, my pleasure is that the wicked repent from their behavior and live. Turn back! Turn back, all of you, from your wicked behavior! Why do you have to die, you house of Israel?'"
But they became few in number, and humiliated by continued oppression, agony, and sorrow.