Most Relevant Verses
For His anger is but for a moment, but His favor is for a lifetime or in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.
For our light, momentary affliction (this slight distress of the passing hour) is ever more and more abundantly preparing and producing and achieving for us an everlasting weight of glory [beyond all measure, excessively surpassing all comparisons and all calculations, a vast and transcendent glory and blessedness never to cease!],
[You should] be exceedingly glad on this account, though now for a little while you may be distressed by trials and suffer temptations,