Bible verses about "tests" | Thomson

James 5:16

16 Confess your faults to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man under the divine impulse is very powerful.

1 Peter 4:12-19

12 Beloved, be not surprized at the fiery trial among you, which is come upon you to try you, as if some strange thing had befallen you: 13 but inasmuch as you partake of the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice; that at the manifestation of his glory you may indeed rejoice with exceeding great joy. 14 If you are reproached for the name of Christ you are happy; because the spirit of the glory, even the spirit of God resteth on you. On their part indeed it is reviled, but on your part it is glorified.

1 Peter 4:15-19

15 For let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or a malefactor, or as a usurper of authority; 16 and if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but glorify God in this respect. 17 For the time is come when judgment is to begin at the house of God. And if it begin first with us, what must be the end of them who disregard the glad tidings of God? 18 "If the righteous scarcely escapeth, where shall the ungodly and sinner appear?" 19 Let them therefore who suffer according to the will of God, commit their souls to him in well doing, as to a faithful creator.

1 Thessalonians 2:4

4 but as we had been approved by God to be entrusted with the glad tidings, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who trieth our hearts.

1 Peter 4:12

12 Beloved, be not surprized at the fiery trial among you, which is come upon you to try you, as if some strange thing had befallen you:

1 Peter 1:7

7 in order that your faith, which hath stood the test and is much more precious than gold which is of a perishable nature though tried by fire, may be found praise worthy, and honourable, and glorious, at the manifestation of Jesus Christ,

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