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23 Bible Verses about Suffering - ESV

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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous,
but the Lord delivers him out of them all.
For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin.
But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled.
Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake.
He was despised and rejected by men;
a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief;
and as one from whom men hide their faces
he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Surely he has borne our griefs
and carried our sorrows;
yet we esteemed him stricken,
smitten by God, and afflicted.
That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death.
And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.
Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”
And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.
Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.
For as we share abundantly in Christ's sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too.
And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on his head and put a reed in his right hand. And kneeling before him, they mocked him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!”
Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves;
therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.
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