Overcome Tribulation Quotes & Sayings In Life

These tribulation quotes will inspire you. Tribulation is a cause of great trouble or suffering.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging tribulation quotes, tribulation sayings, and tribulation proverbs.

Best Tribulation Quotes

  1. “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.” ~ Jim Butcher
  2. “We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond.” ~ L. Lionel Kendrick
  3. “The winds of tribulation, which blow out some men’s candles of commitment, only fan the fires of faith of others.” ~ Neal A. Maxwell
  4. “O that we would so love the gospel and have so much compassion for lost people that tribulation and distress and persecution and famine and nakedness and danger and sword and gun and terrorist would turn us not into fearful complainers, but bold heralds of good news.” ~ John Piper
  5. “If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer.” ~ Saint John Chrysostom

  6. “There is no man in this world without some manner of tribulation or anguish, though he be king or pope.” ~ Thomas a Kempis
  7. “Some of our struggles involve making decisions, while others are a result of the decisions we have made. Some of our struggles result from choices others make that affect our lives. We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond. Many struggles come as problems and pressures that sometimes cause pain. Others come as temptations, trials, and tribulations.” ~ L. Lionel Kendrick
  8. “For those who are walking in their purpose, even the great tribulation will be a minor event. There will be far more attention on what Christ is doing than on what the antichrist is doing.” ~ Rick Joyner
  9. “Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  10. “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted.” ~ Orson F. Whitney

  11. “No one is exempt from trials and tribulations. In fact, this is often what happens to people God loves very much, for it is part of God’s often mysterious and good plan for turning us into something great.” ~ Timothy Keller
  12. “Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” ~ Thomas Hughes
  13. “There are two ways to respond to the trials and tribulations of our present and past . . . ‘Ain’t it awful?’ . . . or . . . ‘Good information!’ Our choice of responses will determine our experience of life.” ~ Bill Crawford
  14. “Sometimes it seems especially difficult to submit to “great tribulation” when we look around and see others seemingly much less obedient who triumph even as we weep. But time is measured only unto man, says Alma (see Alma 40:8), and God has a very good memory.” ~ Jeffrey R. Holland
  15. “In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.” ~ John of the Cross

  16. “If our Christianity has ceased to be serious about discipleship, if we have watered down the gospel into emotional uplift which makes no costly demands and which fails to distinguish between natural and Christian existence, then we cannot help regarding the cross as an ordinary everyday calamity, as one of the trials and tribulations of life. We have then forgotten that the cross means rejection and shame as well as suffering .” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  17. “Grandparents are given a second chance to enjoy parenthood with fewer of its tribulations and anxieties.” ~ Margaret Mead
  18. “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable.” ~ Orson F. Whitney
  19. “If you see Allah, Mighty and Magnificent, holding back this world from you, frequently trying you with adversity and tribulation, know that you hold a great status with Him. Know that He is dealing with you as He does with His Awliya’ and chosen elite, and is watching over you.” ~ Al-Ghazali
  20. “Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  21. “No man ought to lay a cross upon himself, or to adopt tribulation, as is done in popedom; but if a cross or tribulation come upon him, then let him suffer it patiently, and know that it is good and profitable for him.” ~ Martin Luther
  22. “We need strength beyond ourselves to keep the commandments in whatever circumstance life brings to us. The combination of trials and their duration are as varied as are the children of our Heavenly Father. No two are alike. But what is being tested is the same, at all times in our lives and for every person: will we do whatsoever the Lord our God will command us?” ~ Henry B. Eyring
  23. “God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  24. “All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.” ~ Nikola Tesla
  25. “Tribulations cannot cease until God either sees us remade or sees that our remaking is now hopeless.” ~ C. S. Lewis

  26. “Faith is a principle of action. It is our willingness to believe in the Savior that unleashes His power in our lives. Faith is not a bulwark against tribulation, but an assurance that the Lord is overseeing all.” ~ Sheri L. Dew
  27. “Paul welcomed heartbreak, disillusionment, and tribulation for only one reason – – these things kept him immovable in his devotion to the gospel of God.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  28. “I am not unmindful that some of you have come here out of great trials and tribulations. Some of you have come fresh from narrow cells. Some of you have come from areas where your quest for freedom left you battered by the storms of persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality. You have been the veterans of creative suffering. Continue to work with the faith that unearned suffering is redemptive.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  29. “If He put tribulation before you and said He will give you patience by giving you a little trouble along the way, wouldn’t you take a little trouble? You say, ‘Lord, I want all my highways paved.’ the Lord says, ‘I’m sorry, I can’t accommodate you. I’m going to let you run over some bumps occasionally, so you will have patience.’ You do not like the bumps, but you like the patience, and if you want the patience, you will have to take the bumps. And what is patience but experience?” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  30. “The living Jesus will give you joy amid tribulation.” ~ Richard Wurmbrand

  31. “During the tribulation, there will be a national turning of Israel to the Lord; they will walk in righteousness. … God established an everlasting covenant with Israel and it will be of everlasting duration.” ~ Paul P. Enns
  32. “Christ is sufficient. We do not need “support groups” for each and every separate tribulation. The most widely divergent sorrows may all be taken to the foot of the same old rugged cross and find there cleansing, peace, and joy.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot
  33. “The mind and spirit of man advance when he is tried by suffering. … so suffering and tribulation free man from the petty affairs of this worldly life until he arrives at a state of complete detachment.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  34. “Hang on to this with your life: “In the world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”” ~ Albert Mohler
  35. “In the highest class of God’s school of suffering we learn not resignation nor patience, but rejoicing in tribulation.” ~ John H. Vincent

  36. “Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety, and the quiet mind. Spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies. Bless us, if it may be, in all our innocent endeavors. If it may not, give us the strength to encounter that which is to come, that we may be brave in peril, constant in tribulation, temperate in wrath, and in all changes of fortune, and down to the gates of death, loyal and loving to one another.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. “As in nature, as in the arts, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls as well as stones their luster; the more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, their God has no end in view but to perfect His people’s graces. Our Father, and kindest of fathers, He afflicts not willingly; He sends tribulations, but hear St Paul tell their purpose, – “Tribulation worketh patience, and patience experience, and experience hope.”” ~ Thomas Guthrie
  38. “The Lord has warned and forewarned us against a day of great tribulation and given us counsel, through His Servants, on how we can be prepared for these difficult times. Have we heeded His counsel?” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  39. “Suffering is the very best gift He has to give us. He gives it only to His chosen friends.” ~ Therese of Lisieux
  40. “My philosophy is: if you don’t bear a cross, you can’t wear a crown so you gotta go through some form of humiliation to reach tribulation.” ~ Peter Tosh

  41. “Everything will happen as was written by the Lord,” replied the prophet. “There are moments when tribulations occur in our lives, and we cannot avoid them. But they are there for some reason.” “What reason?” “That is a question we cannot answer before, or even during the trials. Only when we have overcome them do we understand why they were there.” ~ Paulo Coelho , Overcoming trials and tribulation quotes
  42. “All amateur travelers have experienced horror journeys, long or short, sooner or later, one way or another. As a student of disaster, I note that we react alike to our tribulations: frayed and bitter at the time, proud afterwards. Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival.” ~ Martha Gellhorn
  43. “Be not afraid of those trials which God may see fit to send upon thee. It is with the wind and the storm of tribulation that God, in the garner of the soul, separates the true wheat from the chaff. Always remember, therefore, that God comes to thee in thy sorrows as really as in thy joys. He lays low and He builds up. Thou wilt find thyself far from perfection if thou dost not find God in everything.” ~ Miguel de Molinos
  44. “People can be extraordinarily resilient and show extraordinary grace and humor even in moments of tribulation. I’ve always found that it’s much easier for people who are not terribly, badly off to lose hope and to be pessimistic. I suppose that when you are in a really serious situation, you have to be present, you have to think about it, there’s not much scope for self-pity.” ~ Arundhati Roy
  45. “All the trials and tribulations have paid off. In life, you have setbacks…When you’re in your valley, that’s when you’re tested the most -not when you’re at your peak.” ~ Rashad Evans

  46. “I saw a young sister, just before this service; and I said to her, “When did you find the Lord?” She replied, “It was when I was very ill.” Yes, it is often so; God makes us ill in body that we may have time to think of Him, and turn to Him….What would become of some people if they were always in good health, or if they were always prospering? But tribulation is the black dog that goes after the stray sheep, and barks them back to the Good Shepherd. I thank God that there are such things as the visitations of correction and of holy discipline, to preserve our spirit, and bring us to Christ.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  47. “So much depends, therefore, upon our maintaining gospel perspective in the midst of ordinariness, the pressures of temptation, tribulation, deprivation, and the cares of the world.” ~ Neal A. Maxwell
  48. “Sickness is real. However, I’ve seen too many people suffering with sicknesses not of their own choosing to say glibly that all sickness is caused by sin. On the other hand, to believe that sin does not exist and that all of our trials and tribulations have naturalistic explanations or are simply random events may cause us to miss the very solution we seek. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland observed that “too many people . . . want to sin and call it psychology.”” ~ Daniel K Judd
  49. “This is our punishment, our Tribulation. God has abandoned this world. The faithful have already gone on to their reward, and he has left the rest of us here, at the mercy of the demons and the devils. The sins of our fathers have passed to their children, and their children’s children, and it will continue to be so until this world is completely destroyed. So it doesn’t matter if you believe in God or not, because He is not here.” ~ Julie Kagawa
  50. “True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation.” ~ Sun Myung Moon

  51. “Every single experience, every single thing that’s happened in my life, struggle, obstacle, trials and tribulations, I think they’ve all molded me to become the character and the person who I am.” ~ Apolo Ohno
  52. “The more you are afflicted, the more you ought to rejoice, because in the fire of tribulation the soul will become pure gold, worthy to be placed and to shine in the heavenly palace.” ~ Pio of Pietrelcina
  53. “I had been reading a lot about pioneers in Australia and the colonization of Australia, and pioneers in Virginia and the early settlers in the United States, and I was fascinated by those communities and how they grew, how their politics developed, and the actual suffering of those people and the tribulations they went through.” ~ Ben Richards
  54. “If I want only pure water, what does it matter to me whether it be brought in a vase of gold or of glass? What is it to me whether the will of God be presented to me in tribulation or consolation since I desire and seek only the Divine will?” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  55. “If I can save one person along the way, I’m okay. The trials and tribulations my special needs kids go through daily is far greater than the journey I’m about to go on.” ~ Renee Sloan

  56. “Part of the reason the Savior suffered in Gethsemane was so that he would have an infinite compassion for us as we experience our trials and tribulations. Through his suffering in Gethsemane, the Savior became qualified to be the perfect judge. Not one of us will be able to approach him on the Judgment Day and say, ‘You don’t know what it was like.’ He knows the nature of our trials better than we do, for he ‘descended below them all.” ~ Glenn L. Pace
  57. “I still get stopped by those freaky fundamentalists going “Oh, I’m so glad you did Tribulation.” And I wanna go, “Don’t count me into your group, honeybuns. I’m not one of you.”” ~ Margot Kidder
  58. “I am very happy. Extremely, blissfully so. Even in my pain, I’m happy. I like crying. It makes me feel alive. Challenges, when you’re in a tumultuous situation, are an opportunity to grow, an opportunity to get closer to God, an opportunity to find and kind of reform yourself, and to figure out what really matters and what your priorities are. Not that I’m welcoming tribulation, but I find that it is beneficial.” ~ Essence Atkins
  59. “There’s no such thing as being perfect, and that doesn’t just mean the perfect body. I talk about my body, my relationship with food, men, and sleeping around to find love, my relationship with my family – trials and tribulations. I want people to know they’re not alone. And this isn’t just about people younger than 30. I have fans who are 30 or 40 telling me, This is exactly what I needed to hear.” ~ Ashley Graham , Tribulation quotes relationship
  60. “A mother’s love is like a fortress, And we seek protection there, When the waves of tribulation, Seem to drown us in despair.” ~ Helen Steiner Rice

  61. “I’ve been through many years of psychotherapy, psychodrama, I’ve taken risks in my life. I’ve had trials and tribulations just like everybody else. You have to really think about who you are. You can’t just go through life and sail threw.” ~ Joy Behar
  62. “When you’re a kid, you live carefree. You notice things that go on around you, but you live like a kid with no worries until you get to that certain age where trials and tribulations come, and you gotta fight and stay on your toes. That’s when survival instincts kick in.” ~ Jay Rock
  63. “What is life worth without trials and tribulations which are the salt of life.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  64. “Lucifer whispers that life’s not fair and that if the gospel were true, we would never have problems or disappointments. … The gospel isn’t a guarantee against tribulation. That would be like a test with no questions. Rather, the gospel is a guide for maneuvering through the challenges of life with a sense of purpose and direction.” ~ Sheri L. Dew
  65. “Many of the most important principles of intelligence cannot be taught at universities, from books, or through other temporal learning processes. Often these great principles are learned from afflictions, tribulations, and other mortal experiences. All that we learn in this manner will benefit us not only in this life but also in the next, for ‘whatever principle of intelligence we attain unto in this life, it will rise with us in the resurrection.” ~ Monte J. Brough

Tribulation is distress or suffering resulting from oppression or persecution; also a trying experience.

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