11 Bible Verses about Temporary Affliction Of Saints
Most Relevant Verses
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
For His anger is but for a moment,
His favor is for a lifetime;
Weeping may last for the night,
But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
“For a brief moment I forsook you,
But with great compassion I will gather you.
“In an outburst of anger
I hid My face from you for a moment,
But with everlasting lovingkindness I will have compassion on you,”
Says the Lord your Redeemer.
Truly, truly, I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy.
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,
For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.
I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.