Psalm 105:18-19
His feet were bruised by strong shackles
and his soul was held by iron
God's promise to Joseph purged his character
until it was time for his dreams to come true.

Romans 5:3-5
Even in times of trouble, we have a joyful confidence,
knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance.
And patient endurance will refine our character,
and proven character leads us back to hope.

1 Peter 5:10-11
And then, after your brief suffering, the God of all
loving grace, who has called you to share in his eternal glory in
Christ, will personally and powerfully
restore you and make you stronger than ever.

Yes, He will set you firmly in place and build you up!
And He has all the power needed to do this!

1 Peter 5:6
If you bow low in God's awesome presence, he will eventually exalt you as you leave the timing in His hands.

Hebrews 12:11
Now, all discipline seems to be more pain than pleasure
at the time, yet later it will produce a transformation
of character
, bringing a harvest of righteousness and peace
to those who yield to it.

Hebrews 11:15
And if their hearts will still remembering what they left behind,
they would have found and opportunity to go back.

But they couldn't turn back for their hearts were fixed
on what was far greater, that is, the Promise [heavenly realm]!

Psalm 37:17
So don't be impatient for the Lord to act;
keep moving forward steadily in His ways,
and He will exalt you at the right time.
And when He does, you will possess every promise,
including your full inheritance!

Psalm 45:10
Now listen, daughter, pay attention, and forget about your past.
Put behind you every attachment to the familiar,
even those who once were close to you!

Listen, O daughter,
consider and incline your ear;
Forget your own people also, and your father's house!

Psalm 37
Trust in the Lord, and do good;
Dwell in the land and feed on his faithfulness.
Delight yourself also in the Lord,
and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the Lord
Trust also in him,
and he shall bring it to pass.

Wait on the Lord,
and keep his way,
and he shall exalt you to inherit the land.

Joshua 3:7
And the Lord said to Joshua, "This day I will begin to exalt you, in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses,
so I will be with you.