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11 Bible Verses about Temporary Affliction Of Saints
Most Relevant Verses
For our momentary and light affliction works for us in surpassing measure an eternal weight of glory;
For a moment is passed in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.
For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In the outpouring of wrath have I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting loving-kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer.
Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and ye will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.
Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,
But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:
choosing rather to suffer affliction along with the people of God than to have the temporary pleasure of sin;
For this cause I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Now I shall most gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls, if even in abundantly loving you I should be less loved.
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed to us.