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the trial
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, when the fiery ordeal arises among you to test you, don't be surprised by it, as if something unusual were happening to you.
Job 23:10
Yet He knows the way I have taken; when He has tested me, I will emerge as pure gold.
Psalm 66:10-12
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For You, God, tested us; You refined us as silver is refined.
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You lured us into a trap; You placed burdens on our backs.
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You let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but You brought us out to abundance.
Proverbs 17:3
A crucible is for silver and a smelter for gold, but the LORD is a tester of hearts.
Isaiah 48:10
Look, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
Jeremiah 9:7
Therefore, this is what the LORD of Hosts says: I am about to refine them and test them, for what else can I do because of My dear people?
Zechariah 13:9
I will put this third through the fire; I will refine them as silver is refined and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say: They are My people, and they will say: The LORD is our God."
Malachi 3:3
He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the LORD in righteousness.
Romans 5:3
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
Romans 5:4
endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
James 1:3
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
James 1:4
But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.
James 1:12
Blessed is a man who endures trials, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that He has promised to those who love Him.
Revelation 2:10
Don't be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have tribulation for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Revelation 3:10
Because you have kept My command to endure, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is going to come over the whole world to test those who live on the earth.
precious
1 Peter 2:4
Coming to Him, a living stone-- rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God--
1 Peter 2:7
So the honor is for you who believe; but for the unbelieving, The stone that the builders rejected-- this One has become the cornerstone, and
Proverbs 3:13-15
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Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding,
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for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.
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She is more precious than jewels; nothing you desire compares with her.
Proverbs 8:19
My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver.
Proverbs 16:16
Acquire wisdom-- how much better it is than gold! And acquire understanding-- it is preferable to silver.
2 Peter 1:1
Simeon Peter, a slave and an apostle of Jesus Christ: To those who have obtained a faith of equal privilege with ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 1:4
By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.
that
Ecclesiastes 5:14
That wealth was lost in a bad venture, so when he fathered a son, he was empty-handed.
Jeremiah 48:36
Therefore, My heart moans like flutes for Moab, and My heart moans like flutes for the people of Kir-heres. And therefore, the wealth he has gained has perished.
Luke 12:20
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-- whose will they be?'
Luke 12:21
"That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."
Luke 12:33
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Make money-bags for yourselves that won't grow old, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
Acts 8:20
But Peter told him, "May your silver be destroyed with you, because you thought the gift of God could be obtained with money!
James 5:2
Your wealth is ruined: your clothes are moth-eaten;
James 5:3
your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days!
2 Peter 3:10-12
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But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that [day] the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed.
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Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, [it is clear] what sort of people you should be in holy conduct and godliness
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as you wait for and earnestly desire the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be on fire and be dissolved, and the elements will melt with the heat.
Revelation 18:16
saying: Woe, woe, the great city, clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet, adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls;
Revelation 18:17
because in a single hour such fabulous wealth was destroyed! And every shipmaster, seafarer, the sailors, and all who do business by sea, stood far off
tried
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, when the fiery ordeal arises among you to test you, don't be surprised by it, as if something unusual were happening to you.
Job 23:10
Yet He knows the way I have taken; when He has tested me, I will emerge as pure gold.
Psalm 66:10
For You, God, tested us; You refined us as silver is refined.
Proverbs 17:3
A crucible is for silver and a smelter for gold, but the LORD is a tester of hearts.
Isaiah 48:10
Look, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
Zechariah 13:9
I will put this third through the fire; I will refine them as silver is refined and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say: They are My people, and they will say: The LORD is our God."
1 Corinthians 3:13
each one's work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one's work.
Revelation 3:18
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire so that you may be rich, and white clothes so that you may be dressed and your shameful nakedness not be exposed, and ointment to spread on your eyes so that you may see.
might
1 Samuel 2:30
"Therefore, the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Although I said your family and your ancestral house would walk before Me forever, the LORD now says, "No longer!" I will honor those who honor Me, but those who despise Me will be disgraced.
Matthew 19:28
Jesus said to them, "I assure you: In the Messianic Age, when the Son of Man sits on His glorious throne, you who have followed Me will also sit on 12 thrones, judging the 12 tribes of Israel.
Matthew 25:21
"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Share your master's joy!'
Matthew 25:23
"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Share your master's joy!'
John 5:44
How can you believe? While accepting glory from one another, you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God.
John 12:26
If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me. Where I am, there My servant also will be. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.
Romans 2:7
eternal life to those who by patiently doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality;
Romans 2:29
On the contrary, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is of the heart-- by the Spirit, not the letter. His praise is not from men but from God.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore don't judge anything prematurely, before the Lord comes, who will both bring to light what is hidden in darkness and reveal the intentions of the hearts. And then praise will come to each one from God.
2 Thessalonians 1:7-12
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and [to reward] with rest you who are afflicted, along with us. [This will take place] at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with His powerful angels,
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taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don't know God and on those who don't obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
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These will pay the penalty of everlasting destruction, away from the Lord's presence and from His glorious strength,
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in that day when He comes to be glorified by His saints and to be admired by all those who have believed, because our testimony among you was believed.
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And in view of this, we always pray for you that our God will consider you worthy of His calling, and will, by His power, fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith,
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so that the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified by you, and you by Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jude 1:24
Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,
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1 Peter 1:5
who are being protected by God's power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.
Revelation 1:7
Look! He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, including those who pierced Him. And all the families of the earth will mourn over Him. This is certain. Amen.