We have a High Priest, Jesus the Son of God, who can be touched with the feelings of our infirmities,
and was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
A merciful and faithful high priest, who though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;
and in that he himself hath suffered, being tempted, he, is able to succour them that are tempted.
He knows how to speak a word in season to him that is weary.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoaking flax shall he not quench.
Wait therefore on him; be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart.
He will give unto thee the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;
and though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness;
1 Peter 1:6
yet he will not leave you comfortless, he will come to you;
for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
Are the waters of a full cup wrung out to you;
and hath the Almighty dealt very bitterly with you?
Hath the Lord fed you with the bread of tears, and given you tears to drink in great measure?
Let not thy soul be cast down or disquieted within thee.
Hope thou in God, for thou shalt yet praise him.
Cast not away your confidence;
but in your patience possess ye your souls.
Your God will hear you;
when you sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto you,
and make you glad according to the days wherein he hath afflicted you, and the years wherein ye have seen evil.
The way of the Lord is strength to the upright;
and they shall not be ashamed that wait for him.
We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God;
and go our way forth by the footsteps of the flock.
Song of Solomon 1:8
Speak not in the anguish of your spirit, nor complain in the bitterness of your soul.
Fret not thyself in any wise to do evil;
but be dumb and open not your mouth, because the Lord hath done it.
Yet, when your spirit is overwhelmed within you, and