God’s Promises: Suffering


Find peace and strength in these biblical instructions and promises.


“The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.” Psalm 34:19


“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4


“God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will Himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” 1 Peter 5:10


“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18


“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4


“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” 2 Corinthians 4:17


“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” Romans 8:35,37


“If you devote your heart to God and stretch out your hands to Him, if you put away sin … then, free of fault, you will lift up your face; you will stand firm and without fear. You will surely forget your trouble, recalling it only as waters gone by. Life will be brighter than noonday, and darkness will become like morning.” Job 11:13-17


“Even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” 1 Peter 3:14


“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Him.” Philippians 1:29


“Surely, He took up our pain, and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted.” Isaiah 53:4


“God humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your ancestors had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.” Deuteronomy 8:3


“The Lord restored Job’s fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before. All his brothers and sisters and everyone who had known him before came and ate with him in his house. They comforted and consoled him over all the trouble the Lord had brought on him, and each one gave him a piece of silver and a gold ring. The Lord blessed the latter part of Job’s life more than the former part.” Job 42:10-12


All Scriptures Taken from The Holy Bible, New International Version