60 Quotes About Adversity

  • "Trouble and prayer are closely related. Trouble often drives men to God in prayer, while prayer is but the voice of men in trouble."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Adversity

  • "Circumstances which we have resented, situations which we have found desperately difficult, have all been the means in the hands of God of driving the nails into the self-life which so easily complains."

    - Alan Redpath
    Topics: Adversity, Circumstances

  • "A pure heart won't get us out of conflict and controversy. It may well be the very thing that gets us into it."

    - John Hagee
    Topics: Adversity, The Heart

  • "Adversity is hard to endure, and can even be harder to understand. If God were really in control, why would He allow the tragic auto accident or crucial job loss? How could He permit cancer in a loved one or the death of a child? Grappling with His concern for us we ask, "Why is God allowing this?" or "What have I done wrong?"

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Adversity, Suffering

  • "Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Adversity

  • "If you know people in your church or your neighborhood that are facing adversity, I encourage you to offer a hand of friendship to them. That is what Jesus would do."

    - Jonathan Falwell
    Topics: Adversity, Friendship

  • "Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment, when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers to expect better treatment."

    - George Whitefield
    Topics: Adversity

  • "I never fight, except against difficulties."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Adversity

  • "We build too many walls and not enough bridges."

    - Isaac Newton
    Topics: Adversity

  • "Outward attacks and troubles rather fix than unsettle the Christian, as tempests from without only serve to root the oak faster; while an inward canker will gradually rot and decay it."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Adversity

  • "Adversity is always unexpected and unwelcomed. It is an intruder and a thief, and yet in the hands of God, adversity becomes the means through which His supernatural power is demonstrated."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Adversity

  • "Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes its jewels with."

    - Robert Leighton
    Topics: Adversity

  • "I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Leadership, Adversity, Liberty

  • "The sight of any trouble strikes terror into the heart of those who do not have faith, but those who trust Him say, "Here comes my food!""

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Adversity, Faith, Trust

  • "If we do anything to further the kingdom of God, we may expect to find what Christ found on that road - abuse, indifference, injustice, misunderstanding, trouble of some kind. Take it. Why not? To that you were called. In Latin America someone who feels sorry for himself is said to look like a donkey in a downpour. If we think of the glorious fact that we are on the same path with Jesus, we might see a rainbow."

    - Elisabeth Elliot
    Topics: Suffering, Adversity

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