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2 Peter 3:9 ... maybe? The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
For some reason modern popular authors that deal with this subject are more of the autobiographical nature, such as Joni Eareckson Tada who has various books and lectures about taking joy in God's sovereignty, where she herself has been in a wheelchair for over thirty years. Another person along the same line that I remember is Corrie ten Boom whose story ...
Tozer often preaches very insightfully about sanctification by discarding many superficial views that causes us to make Christianity fake and hypocritical. A man who is truly vexed by the sin of the world, and truly despised by it, can't help but feel lonely. Jesus was a man of sorrow: He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and ...
Several spring to mind. In no particular order: Galatians 6:5: ...each one should carry their own load Principle: don't transfer your burdens to others. 2 Thessalonians 3:10: For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” Principle: (similar to above) don't rely on others hard work, earn your own ...
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