“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment…” (Romans 5:3-5, NLT).
“Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful” (James 5:11, NKJV).
“This is the LORD’s doing; it is marvellous in our eyes” (Psalm 118:23).
“I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing” (John 15:5).
“For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace” (Romans 6:14).
“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13, NLT).
“Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him” (James 1:12).
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1).
“We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed” (2 Corinthians 4:8, 9).
“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee” (Psalm 56:3).
“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths” (Proverbs 3:5, 6).
“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up” (James 4:10).