Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
– Job 5:17
When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.
– Job 22:29
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
– Psalms 9:9
The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
– Psalms 34:17
I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.
– Psalms 40:1
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
– Psalms 42:5
Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.
– Psalms 107:13
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
– Proverbs 3:13
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
– Proverbs 12:25
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
– Proverbs 14:21
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
– Proverbs 15:13
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
– Proverbs 17:22
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
– Ecclesiastes 9:7
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
– Isaiah 41:10
For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
– Isaiah 54:10
It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
– Lamentations 3:22-23
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
– John 16:33
Cast Down but Not Destroyed
(7) But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
(8) We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
(9) Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
(10) Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
2 Corinthians 4:7-10
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
– James 5:13
If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
– 1 Peter 4:14