Suffering: Day 1

For the LORD has comforted his people, and will have compassion on his suffering ones.
Isaiah 49:13 NRSV

Comfort: Day 1

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Matthew 5:4 NRSV

Victimization: Day 1

But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.
Psalm 10:14 NIV

Despair: Day 1

Yet God prolongs the life of the mighty by his power; they rise up when they despair of life.
Job 24:22 NRSV

Struggle: Day 1

You are jealous for something you can’t get, so you struggle and fight. You don’t have because you don’t ask.
James 4:2 CEB

Stress: Day 1

No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to endure it.
1 Corinthians 10:13 NRSV

The Past: Day 1

Remember the days of old, consider the years long past.
Deuteronomy 32:7 NRSV

The Present: Day 1

I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us.
Romans 8:18 NRSV

The Future: Day 1

See, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth, I tell you of them.
Isaiah 42:9 NRSV

Beyond: Day 1

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower.”
John 15:1 NRSV