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Job 1:21, "And (Job) said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord." (meditation)

Psalm 23:4, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me." (meditation)

Psalm 39:9, "I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it." (meditation)

Psalm 73:14, "For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning." (meditation)

Matthew 10:28-30, "And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.  Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing?  and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.  But the very hairs of your head are all numbered." (meditation)

Matthew 14:30-31, "But when (Peter) saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.   And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? (meditation)

Matthew 25:34-36, Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in; naked and ye clothed me; I was sick, and ye visited me; I was in prison, and ye came unto me."  (meditation)

Luke 8:43-44, "And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched." (meditation)

Acts 7:59, "And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit." (meditation)

Romans 5:3-5, "And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: and hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us." (meditation)

Romans 8:18, "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us." (meditation)

Romans 8:28, "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose." (meditation)

I Corinthians 6:19-20, "What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?  For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your  body, and in your spirit, which are God's." (meditation)

I Corinthians 15:42-44, "So also is the resurrection of the dead.  It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption: It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power; It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body.  There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body." (meditation)

II Corinthians 4:7, "But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us." (meditation)

II Corinthians 4:17, "For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worth for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory." (meditation)

Hebrews 12:6-8, "For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.  If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?   But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons." (meditation)

I Peter 1:6, "Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations."   (meditation)

Revelation 7:13-14, "And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes?  and whence came they?  And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest.  And he said unto me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb." (meditation)

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