Severe Afflictions

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2 Corinthians 8:2

how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Jonah 2:3

For you threw me into the depths, in the heart of the seas. The flood was all around me. All your waves and your billows passed over me.

Job 16:7-16

But now, God, you have surely worn me out. You have made desolate all my company. You have shriveled me up. This is a witness against me. My leanness rises up against me. It testifies to my face. He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed on me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.read more.
They have gaped on me with their mouth. They have struck me on the cheek reproachfully. They gather themselves together against me. God delivers me to the ungodly, and casts me into the hands of the wicked. I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yes, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his target. His archers surround me. He splits my kidneys apart, and does not spare. He pours out my gall on the ground. He breaks me with breach on breach. He runs on me like a giant. I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and have thrust my horn in the dust. My face is red with weeping. Deep darkness is on my eyelids.

Psalm 66:12

You allowed men to ride over our heads. We went through fire and through water, but you brought us to the place of abundance.

Deuteronomy 4:20

But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at this day.

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure.

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me. My spirit drinks up their poison. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me.

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