“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.”
“That which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die”
1 Cor. 15:36
“…and he was there in the prison. But the Lord was with Joseph…”
Fentiman, Travis – The Lord’s School, a Sermon on Ps. 119:71 2009
McCurley, Robert – Providence and Suffering 2012
Alexander, Archibald – “Weep with them that Weep”, a Discourse Occasioned by the Burning of the Theatre in the City of Richmond, Virginia on Dec. 26th, 1811 1812 21 pp.
The Bible and Consolation no source info, three paragraphs
The Work of the Spirit as the Comforter, p. 505, 14 pp. from his The Office and Work of the Holy Spirit
Girardeau, John – The Suffering Seaboard of South Carolina 1876 29 pp.
A chronicle of the sufferings of Charleston, SC, “our Southern Zion”, after its occupation by the Northern army during the War between the States. Peer here into the sufferings of a part of Christ’s church, and the labors of her faithful pastors.
Boston, Thomas – The Crook in the Lot 180 pp.
“Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which He hath made crooked?” – Eccl. 7:13
Willison, John – The Afflicted Man’s Companion †1750 350 pp.
“If we have not got a cross, alas! we may conclude that we have not got Christ, for it is the first of his gifts.”
John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan
“But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good”
“I shall be his father, and he will be my son; if he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men: Nevertheless, my mercy shall not depart away from him.”
2 Samuel 7:14
“Though God hath reserved to Himself a liberty of afflicting his people, yet He hath tied up his own hands by promise never to take away his loving-kindness from them.”
Keeping the Heart