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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

Doubt

When murmuring against God rises up within us because of trial; when we doubt his love, his faithfulness, his listening to us. These texts refer to the act of faith in him and can help us bear the trial of doubt.

Old Testament

Genesis 8:15-9:17
Exodus 3:1-22; 16:1-18; 17:1-7; 33:18-23 and 34:5-9
Deuteronomy 4:32-38; 7:7-16
Joshua 24:1-28
Judges 6:11-24
2 Samuel 7:18-29 (1 Chronicles 17:16-27)
Nehemiah 9:5-37
Psalms 4; 9; 10; 13; 16; 30; 31; 33; 34; 39; 40;
42-44; 46; 51; 61; 103; 108; 136; 145; 146
Isaiah 32:15-20; 40:1-11; 42:14-17; 43:1-5; 44:1-5; 46:1-4; 49:7-26; 54:1-17; 55:1-13; 60:1-22; 62:1-12
Ezekiel 34:17-31; 36; 37; 47:1-12
Daniel 3:8-24; 3:24a-90 (Greek text); 3:24-30
Hosea 2:16-25; 11:1-9; 14:2-9
Joel 2:12-27; 3
Amos 9:11-15
Jonah 2
Micah 6:8
Zephaniah 3:11-20
Haggai 2:1-9

New Testament

Matthew 9:10-13; 12:15-21; 18:12-14;21:18-22 - and parallel texts in the other Gospels
Luke 1:67-79; 2:1-20, 29-32; 15:1-32; 19:1-10; 24:13-35
John 3; 4; 9; 10; 14-17; 20-21
Acts 5:34-39
Romans 8; 10:8
Galatians 3:23-4:7
Ephesians 1:3-14; 2; 3:20-21
Hebrews 6:9-12;11
James 2:14-26
1 John 4:7-21
Revelation 21-22

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