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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Afflictions Made Beneficial

  • In promoting the glory of God
    John 9:1-3; 11:3,4; 21:18,19

  • In exhibiting the power and faithfulness of God
    Psalm 34:19,20; 2 Corinthians 4:8-11

  • In teaching us the will of God
    Psalm 119:71; Isaiah 26:9; Micah 6:9

  • In turning us to God
    Deuteronomy 4:30,31; Nehemiah 1:8,9; Psalm 78:34; Isaiah 10:20,21; Hosea 2:6,7

  • In keeping us from again departing from God
    Job 34:31,32; Isaiah 10:20; Ezekiel 14:10,11

  • In leading us to seek God in prayer
    Judges 4:3; Jeremiah 31:18; Lamentations 2:17-19; Hosea 5:14,15; Jonah 2:1

  • In convincing us of sin
    Job 36:8,9; Psalm 119:67; Luke 15:16-18

  • In leading us to confession of sin
    Numbers 21:7; Psalm 32:5; 51:3,5

  • In testing and exhibiting our sincerity
    Job 23:10; Psalm 66:10; Proverbs 17:3

  • In trying our faith and obedience
    Genesis 22:1,2; Hebrews 11:17; Exodus 15:23-25; Deuteronomy 8:2,16; 1 Peter 1:7; Revelation 2:10

  • In humbling us
    Deuteronomy 8:3,16; 2 Chronicles 7:13,14; Lamentations 3:19,20; 2 Corinthians 12:7

  • In purifying us
    Ecclesiastes 7:2,3; Isaiah 1:25,26; 48:10; Jeremiah 9:6,7; Zechariah 13:9; Malachi 3:2,3

  • In exercising our patience
    Psalm 40:1; Romans 5:3; James 1:3; 1 Peter 2:20

  • In rendering us fruitful in good works
    John 15:2; Hebrews 12:10,11

  • In furthering the gospel
    Acts 8:3,4; 11:19-21; Philippians 1:12; 2 Timothy 2:9,10; 4:16,17

  • Exemplified
    • Joseph's brethren
      Genesis 42:21
    • Joseph
      Genesis 45:5,7,8
    • Israel
      Deuteronomy 8:3,5
    • Josiah
      2 Kings 22:19
    • Hezekiah
      2 Chronicles 32:25,26
    • Manasseh
      2 Chronicles 33:12
    • Jonah
      Jonah 2:7
    • Prodigal's son
      Luke 15:21

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Afflictions Made Beneficial'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/a/afflictions-made-beneficial.html. 1897.

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