4. Sources of Affliction

The End Time Men
W.W. Fischer
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1 Sam. 18:10 π 2 Ki. 13:3 π 2 Chr. 18:22 π 2 Chr. 21:18 π Job 1:7-11 π Job 2:10 π Psa. 11:5 π Psa. 38:2 π Psa. 38:3 π Psa. 51:8 π Psa. 66:11 π Psa. 69:26 π Psa. 71:20 π Psa. 78:49 π Psa. 90:15 π Psa. 102:10 π Psa. 119:67 π Psa. 119:71 π Psa. 119:75 π Isa. 10:5 π Isa. 30:20 π Isa. 45:7 π Isa. 48:10 π Isa. 54:16 π Jer. 27:6 π Lam. 3:1 π Lam. 3:32 π Ezek. 6:10 π Ezek. 7:9 π Dan. 9:14 π Hos. 6:1 π Joel 2:25 π Amos 3:6 π Nah. 1:12 π Hag. 2:17 π Zech. 14:2 π Mal. 2:2 π Acts 14:22 π Phlp. 1:29 π Phlp. 3:10 π 1 Ths. 2:4 π 1 Ths. 3:3 π 2 Ths. 1:4-5

We are chosen in the furnace of God’s affliction. ( Isa. 48:10; top )

The Assyrians were “the rod of My anger.” ( Isa. 10:5; top )

An evil spirit from God came mightily upon Saul. ( 1 Sam. 18:10 Amp.; top )

Nebuchadnezzer came to destroy Jerusalem; he was called by God through Jeremiah “Nebuchadnezzer, My servant.” ( Jer. 27:6; top )

He cast upon them the fierceness of His anger, wrath and indignation and trouble by sending evil angels among them. ( Psa. 78:49; top )

Before I was afflicted I went astray. ( Psa. 119:67; top )

The Lord sent a lying spirit to deceive Ahab. ( 2 Chr. 18:22; top )

It was God who stirred up Satan to assault Job. ( Job 1:7-11 ; top )

The Lord smote King Jehoram in the bowels with an incurable disease. ( 2 Chr. 21:18; top )

Though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction. ( Isa. 30:20; top )

“Therefore has the Lord watched upon the evil and brought it upon us, for the Lord our God is righteous in all His works which He does; for we obeyed not His voice.” ( Dan. 9:14; top )

“Make us glad according to the days wherein You have afflicted us and the years wherein we have seen evil.” ( Psa. 90:15; top )

“I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are right and that You in faithfulness have afflicted me.” ( Psa. 119:75; top )

“Because of Your indignation and Your wrath for You have lifted me up and cast me down.” ( Psa. 102:10; top )

“Come and let us return unto the Lord; for He has torn, and He will heal us; He has stricken and He will bind us up.” ( Hos. 6:1; top )

The Lord tries the righteous. ( Psa. 11:5 , 1 Ths. 2:4 , eight other verses; top)

“…Shall there be evil in a city and the Lord has not done it?” ( Amos 3:6; top )

“Though I have afflicted you I will afflict you no more.” ( Nah. 1:12; top )

“There is no soundness in my flesh because of Your anger.” ( Psa. 38:3; top )

“Behold, I have created the Smith that blows the coals in the fire and that brings forth an instrument for His work and I have created the water to destroy.” ( Isa. 54:16; top )

“You brought us into the net; You laid afflictions upon our loins.” ( Psa. 66:11; top )

“Shall we receive good at the hand of God and shall we not receive evil?” ( Job 2:10; top )

“…Let the bones which You [God] have broken rejoice.” ( Psa. 51:8; top )

“I am the man who has seen the afflictions that come from the rod of God’s wrath.” ( Lam. 3:1; top )

“But though He cause grief, yet will He have compassion according to the multitude of His mercies.” ( Lam. 3:32; top )

“For they persecute him whom You [God] has stricken and they talk to the grief of those whom You have wounded.” ( Psa. 69:26; top )

“And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel and He delivered them into the hand of Hazael King of Syria and into the hand of Behadad the son of Hazael all their days.” ( 2 Ki. 13:3; top )

“And you shall know that I am the Lord that Strikes.” ( Ezek. 7:9; top )

“And they shall know that I am the Lord and that I have not said in vain that I would do this evil unto them.” ( Ezek. 6:10; top )

“For Your [God’s] arrows stick fast in me and Your hand pressed me sore.” ( Psa. 38:2; top and 10 other verses)

“I form light and create darkness. I make peace and create evil. I the Lord do all these things.” ( Isa. 45:7; top )

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted that I might learn Your statutes.” ( Psa. 119:71; top )

“You who have showed me great and ” ( Psa. 71:20; top )

“That no man should be moved by these afflictions, for you know that we are appointed to this.” ( 1 Ths. 3:3; top )

“If you will not hear and if you will not lay it to heart to give glory unto My name, says the Lord of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you and I will curse your blessings.” ( Mal. 2:2; top )

“And I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the crawling locust, the consuming locust, and the chewing locust, My great army which I sent among you.” ( Joel 2:25; top )

“For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ not only to believe on Him but also to suffer for His sake.” ( Phlp. 1:29; top )

“…For your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God for which you also suffer.” ( 2 Ths. 1:4-5; top )

“…That we through much tribulation enter into the Kingdom of God.” ( Acts 14:22; top )

“For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle…” ( Zech. 14:2; top )

“I struck you with blight and with mildew and with hail in the labors of your hands, yet you turned not to Me, says the Lord.” ( Hag. 2:17; top )

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