10 Quotes for Christians Facing Difficult Times

Author's note: Today I just wish to share a collection of a few quotes and scriptures that may help to bring clarity, comfort, or compassion in these difficult times. 

"But the good Lord stood with me and gave me strength."  - 2 Timothy 4:17

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy."  - Pastor Martin Luther King, Jr.

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that airplanes take off against the wind, not with it."  - Henry Ford

"When you go through deep waters, I will be with you." - Isaiah 43:2

"The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them." - published in newspaper column and several magazines in 1922, original quote source uncertain

"The pain that you have been feeling cannot compare to the joy that is coming." - Romans 8:18

"The Bible teaches that true joy is formed in the midst of difficult seasons of life." 
- Francis Chan

"Faith in God involves trusting in His timing."  -  unknown, supported by Genesis 18:4,  Acts 1:7, Ezekiel 34:26

"We all want progress, but if you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive." - C.S. Lewis

“From the world’s perspective, there are many places you can go to find comfort. But there is only one place you will find a hand to catch your tears and a heart to listen to your every longing. True peace comes only from God."  - Charles Stanley

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