Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. 1 Peter 4:12, NLT
Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. James 1:2, NLT
But to this day the Lord has not given you a mind that understands or eyes that see or ears that hear. Deuteronomy 29:4
When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. Isaiah 43:2-3 NLT
Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy.