Afflictions

affliction [uh-flik-shuh n] : a state of pain, distress, or grief; misery

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;

Psalm 34:19

For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.

2 Corinthians 4:17

It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees.

Psalm 119:71

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

Romans 12:12

“Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

Job 5:17

Even though I walk through the darkest valley,I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 23:4

In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel of his presence saved them.In his love and mercy he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old.

Isaiah 63:9

Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”

Genesis 22:1-2

But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.

2 Timothy 4:5

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.

1 Corinthians 4:20