Thoughts in affliction [taken from the Bible and from hymns, with expositions] by A.S. Thelwall
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affliction answer Behold believe blessed bring called cause chastisement Christ Christian comes comfort confessed consider consolation corruption darkness depths desire distress earth endure especially eternal everlasting experience eyes face faith Father fear feel fulness give glory God's Gospel grace gracious hand hast hath hear heart heaven holy hope humble infinite Jesus John judgement light live look Lord Matt means mercy mind mourn nature never observe once ourselves pass peace perfect perhaps persons poor praise pray prayer promise Psalm question reason receive rest righteousness salvation saved Scripture seek seen sins sometimes sorrows soul Spirit spoken suffer sure sweet tears thank thee things Thou thoughts tion trials tribulation trouble true truth turn unto wait wisdom
Page 67 - ... not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you ; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.
Page 15 - Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel, "My way is hid from the Lord, And my judgment is passed over from my God"?
Page 13 - He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Page 27 - Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Page 35 - For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
Page 24 - Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord ; that the Lord Is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
Page 17 - For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities ; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Page 28 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Page 68 - Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner; but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
Page 128 - Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus : that ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.