1 Peter 1:6 (NLT2) So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you have to endure many trials for a little while.
Believing God's promises the Christian is taken through difficulties of every shape and size—and arrives safely. --Richard C. Halverson
Edythe Draper, Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, 150.