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Suffering - Overcoming The Storms of Life

Facing Trials and Tribulations in Life with God

Some Useful Scripture Texts for Prayer and Meditation/Reflection in Time of Suffering

Temptation

When trial takes the form of temptation. When your temptation is to let everything go, see below

Old Testament

Genesis 3; 4:1-16
Exodus 33:18-23; 34:5-9
Joshua 24:1-28
Tobit 8:5-8
Psalms 15; 19; 32; 37; 49-52; 73; 81; 95; 119; 141

New Testament

Matthew 4:1-11; 12:43-45; 15:10-20; 18:8-10 - and parallel texts in the other Gospels
Luke 12:35-48; 14:15-24, 28-33
Romans 7:14-25
2 Corinthians 12:7-10
Galatians 5:13-15
2 Timothy 4:1-5
Hebrews 12:1-4
James 1:13-18; 2:1-13; 3; 4; 5:1-6


Temptation

To let everything go. When trial takes the form of temptation see above

Old Testament

Genesis 8:15-9:17
Joshua 24:1-28
Ruth 1:16-17; 3
Haggai 2:1-9
Psalms—see Temptation above

New Testament

Hebrews 12:1-4

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