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Hebrews 10:30-31

"For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God." Hebrews 10:30-31 Acknowledgement.com

Colossians 3:16

"Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts." Colossians 3:16 Acknowledgement.com

John 14:21

"Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them" John 14:21 Acknowledgement.com

James 1:12

"Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him." James 1:12 Acknowledgement.com

Galatians 5:22-23

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." Galatians 5:22-23 Acknowledgement.com

Romans 12:2

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will." Romans 12:2 Acknowledgement.com

Psalm 27:4

"One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple." Psalm 27:4 Acknowledgement.com

Matthew 6:19-21

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." Matthew 6:19-21 Acknowledgement.com

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God." 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Acknowledgement.com

Does God care about the stress I am facing?

Hardship doesn’t necessarily bring about growth in our lives. Struggles and growth aren’t necessarily mutually inclusive. Sometimes, pain can keep you spinning where you are, or worse yet, send you backward. The Answer: Authentic Faith for an Uncertain World (The Holy Bible, New Century Version) Price:  Check on Amazon Struggle and pain invade our lives with change and stress in much, the same way as sand invades the oyster. Stress can be defined as anything that pushes us away from our equilibrium in any area – physically, emotionally, or sameness, and we resist change. Newton’s law of inertia says that “a body at rest will remain at rest until acted upon by an outside force.” Well, it’s those outside forces, those disruptive moments, those pains and struggles, those stresses and changes that come no matter what we do. Some people face a challenge and use it as springboard to grow. Others allow misfortunes to define them and determine the course of the rest

Luke 11:13

"If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”" Luke 11:13

Psalms 145:18-19

"Yahweh is near to all those who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him. He also will hear their cry, and will save them." Psalms 145:18-19