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Afflictions


1. God appoints. 2Ki 6:33; Job 5:6,17; Ps 66:11; Am 3:6; Mic 6:9.

2. God dispenses, as He will. Job 11:10; Isa 10:15; 45:7.

3. God regulates the measure of. Ps 80:5; Isa 9:1; Jer 46:28.

4. God determines the continuance of. Ge 15:13,14; Nu 14:33; Isa 10:25; Jer 29:10.

5. God does not willingly send. La 3:33.

6. Man is born to. Job 5:6,7; 14:1.

7. Saints appointed to. 1Th 3:3.

8. Consequent upon the fall. Ge 3:16-19.

9. Sin produces. Job 4:8; 20:11; Pr 1:31.

10. Sin visited with. 2Sa 12:14; Ps 89:30-32; Isa 57:17; Ac 13:10,11.

11. Often severe. Job 16:7-16; Ps 42:7; 66:12; Jon 2:3; Re 7:14.

12. Always less than we deserve. Ezr 9:13; Ps 103:10.

13. Frequently terminate in good. Ge 50:20; Ex 1:11,12; De 8:15,16; Jer 24:5,6; Eze 20:37.

14. Tempered with mercy. Ps 78:38,39; 106:43-46; Isa 30:18-21; La 3:32; Mic 7:7-9; Na 1:12.

15. Saints are to expect. Joh 16:33; Ac 14:22.

16. Of saints, are comparatively light. Ac 20:23,24; Ro 8:18; 2Co 4:17.

17. Of saints, are but temporary. Ps 30:5; 103:9; Isa 54:7,8; Joh 16:20; 1Pe 1:6; 5:10.

18. Saints have joy under. Job 5:17; Jas 5:11.

19. Of saints, end in joy and blessedness. Ps 126:5,6; Isa 61:2,3; Mt 5:4; 1Pe 4:13,14.

20. Often arise from the profession of the gospel. Mt 24:9; Joh 15:21; 2Ti 3:11,12.

21. Exhibit the love and faithfulness of God. De 8:5; Ps 119:75; Pr 3:12; 1Co 11:32; Heb 12:6,7; Re 3:19.