Staying Strong During Hard Times
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If you grow weary when times are troubled, your strength is limited.
Finally, be strong in the Lord, relying on his mighty strength.
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.
Give liquor to someone who is perishing, and wine to someone who is deeply depressed.
When times are good, be joyful; when times are bad, consider this: God made the one as well as the other, so people won't seek anything outside of his best.
Never be lazy in showing such devotion. Be on fire with the Spirit. Serve the Lord.
When I called out, you answered me; you strengthened me.
Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.
Now we who are strong ought to be patient with the weaknesses of those who are not strong and must stop pleasing ourselves.
They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.
who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God.
God is our refuge and strength, a great help in times of distress.
So be informed and discern that seven weeks and 62 weeks will elapse from the issuance of the command to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed Commander. The plaza and moat will be rebuilt, though in troubled times.
Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he.
For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.
You must realize, however, that in the last days difficult times will come.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is there for times of trouble.
All of you must stay awake and pray that you won't be tempted. The spirit is indeed willing, but the body is weak."
Do your best to maintain the unity of the Spirit by means of the bond of peace.
"How terrible it will be for those who rise at dawn in order to grab a stiff drink, for those who stay up late at night as wine inflames them!
So remember your Creator during your youth! Otherwise, troublesome days will come and years will creep up on you when you'll say, "I find no pleasure in them,"
because at that time there will be great suffering, the kind that hasn't happened from the beginning of the world until now and certainly won't ever happen again.
as you hold firmly to the word of life. Then I will be proud when the Messiah returns that I did not run in vain or work hard in vain.
Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.
"Here is what Hezekiah says," they told him. "This day is a day of trouble, rebuke, and disgrace, as when children come to the point of birth and there is no energy to deliver them.
endurance produces character, and character produces hope.
In his anguish he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat became like large drops of blood falling on the ground.
That is why I take such pleasure in weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for the Messiah's sake, for when I am weak, then I am strong.
so that your genuine faith, which is more valuable than gold that perishes when tested by fire, may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.
However, their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil is still there when they read the old covenant. Only in union with the Messiah is that veil removed.
"How terrible it will be for those women who are pregnant or who are nursing babies in those days! because there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"
Then many people will fall away, will betray one another, and will hate one another.
Let us continue to hold firmly to the hope that we confess without wavering, for the one who made the promise is faithful.
strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships," they said, "to get into the kingdom of God."
in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, through hunger, thirst, many periods of fasting, coldness, and nakedness.
Who will separate us from the Messiah's love? Can trouble, distress, persecution, hunger, nakedness, danger, or a violent death do this?
Continually be prayerful.
So then I recommended enjoyment of life, because it is better on earth for a man to eat, drink, and be happy, since this will stay with him throughout his struggle all the days of his life, which God grants him on earth.
put out raging fires, escaped death by the sword, found strength in weakness, became powerful in battle, and routed foreign armies.
In the presence of our God and Father, we constantly remember how your faith is active, your love is hard at work, and your hope in our Lord Jesus the Messiah is enduring.
- Being Happy And Enjoying Life
- Courage And Strength
- Encouraging Others
- Enjoying Life
- Family Problems
- Feeling Lost
- Getting Through Hard Times
- Hard Times
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Hope And Faith
- Hope And Strength
- Hope In Hard Times
- Keeping Faith
- Life Struggles
- Love And Strength
- Overcoming Adversity
- Overcoming Hard Times
- Patience In Hard Times
- Peace And Comfort
- Prayer During Hard Times
- Signs Of The End Times
- Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict
- Staying Positive
- Staying Strong
- Staying Strong And Not Giving Up
- Strength And Faith
- Strength And Love
- Stress And Hard Times
- Trusting God In Difficult Times
- Weakness, Spiritual