Time of Trouble

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This site is dedicated to study about the Time of Trouble that is soon to come on the whole world. Click on each appearance of "time of trouble" to open a window with the entire chapter or paragraph in which the phrase: "time of trouble" appears.


The following are all 8 quotes in the Bible for "time of trouble".

Job 38:23 Which I have reserved against the time of trouble, against the day of battle and war?

Psalms 27:5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.

Psalms 37:39 But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

Psalms 41:1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Proverbs 25:19 Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Isaiah 33:2 O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

Jeremiah 14:8 O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turneth aside to tarry for a night?

Daniel 12:1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time : and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.

The following are all 53 quotes in the Spirit of Prophecy (Ellen White's writings) up to 1881 (without duplicates) for "time of trouble".

Day-Star - Letter from Sister Harmon 1846/02/15: And I saw the time of trouble, such as never was,--Jesus told me it was the time of Jacob's trouble, and that we should be delivered out of it by the voice of God.

Broadside #3 1847/04/07: And at the commencement of the time of trouble, we were filled with the Holy Ghost as we went forth, and proclaimed the Sabbath more fully.

Same: In the time of trouble, we all fled from the cities and villages, but were pursued by the wicked, who entered the houses of the saints with the sword.

A Word to the Little Flock (1847): You also think, that Michael stood up, and the time of trouble commenced, in the spring of 1844.

Broadside #2 1849/01/31: I saw that Michael had not stood up, and that the time of trouble, such as never was, had not yet commenced.

Same: Then in the time of trouble I heard them cry to God in agony--"Why didst thou not show us our wrong, that we might have got right and been ready for this time ?"

Same: For two years past, the Lord has shown me in vision, repeatedly,that it is contrary to the Bible to make any provision for our temporal wants in the time of trouble.

Same: I saw that if the saints have food laid up by them, or in the fields, in the time of trouble when sword, famine, and pestilence are in the land, it will be taken from them by violent hands and strangers would reap their fields.

Same: The Lord has shown me that some of his children would fear when they see the price of food rising, and they would buy food and lay it by for the time of trouble.

Same: About one week since, the Lord showed me in vision, that houses and lands would be of no use in the time of trouble, and in that time they could not be disposed of.

Same: I saw it was the will of God that the saints should cut loose from every encumbrance--dispose of their houses and lands before the time of trouble comes, and make a covenant with God by sacrifice.

Same: Then they will be free in the time of trouble, and have no clogs to weigh them down.

Same: I saw if they held on to their property, and did not inquire duty of the Lord, he would not make duty known, and they would be permitted to keep their property, and then in the time of trouble their property would come up before them like a mountain to crush them.

Same: Now is the time to lay up treasure in heaven, and to set our hearts in order, ready for the time of trouble.

The Present Truth 1849/08/01: I saw a covering that God was drawing over his people, to protect them in the time of trouble; and every soul that was decided on the truth, and was pure in heart, was to be covered with the covering of Almighty God.

A Sketch of the Christian Experience and Views of Ellen G. White (1851): But the Lord shewed me that they would all pass by, for the time of trouble must come before the coming of Christ, and that every time that was set, and passed by, would only weaken the faith of God's people.

Same: - Subtitle heading - Duty in View of the time of trouble.

Same: I saw that houses and lands would be of no use to the saints in the time of trouble, for they would then have to flee from their possessions, before infuriated mobs, and at that time they could not be disposed of to advance the cause of present truth.

Same: I was shown that it was the will of God that the saints should cut loose from every encumbrance before the time of trouble comes, and make a covenant with God by sacrifice.

Same: I saw if any held on to their property, and did not inquire duty of the Lord, he would not make duty known, and they would be permitted to keep their property, and then in the time of trouble it would come up before them like a mountain to crush them, and they would try to dispose of it, but would not be able.

Same: That they would have trials to pass through that would be keen and cutting, in order that they may be purified, and fitted through suffering to receive the seal of the living God, pass through the time of trouble, and see the King in his beauty, and dwell in the presence of God, and in the society of pure and holy angels.

Same: I also saw that many did not realize what they must be in order to live in the sight of the Lord, without a High Priest in the Sanctuary, through the time of trouble.

Same: Those who receive the seal of the living God, and are protected in the time of trouble, must reflect the image of Jesus fully.

Same: O, how many I saw in the time of trouble without a shelter!

Second Review and Advent Herald 1854/09/19: He cannot love unruly children who manifest passion, and he cannot save them in the time of trouble.

Same 1862/05/27: It is the latter rain which revives and strengthens them to pass through the time of trouble.

Same: I saw that God would in a wonderful manner preserve his people through the time of trouble.

Same 1866/02/20: We dropped upon our knees and cried to God who had ever been to us a present help in time of trouble.

Same 1876/04/27: She has had severe conflicts and passed through many trying scenes; but the Lord has sustained her, and been to her a very present help in time of trouble.

Same 1876/09/21: Instead of becoming weak and irresolute, the people of God should be gathering strength and courage for the time of trouble.

Same 1880/03/11: Terrible scenes are just before them,--a time of trouble which will test the value of character.

Same 1881/11/01: Yet how could these afflicted ones, who have lost their staff and counselor, and who must now lean more entirely upon God--how could they more surely brace their souls for danger and conflict than by calling to mind what their Heavenly Father has done for them, how he has proved himself a present help in time of trouble?

Testimony for the Church, Number 1 (185_?): They must have a deep and living experience; this alone will save them in the time of trouble.

My Christian Experience, Views and Labors In Connection with the Rise and Progress of the Third Angel's Message (SG.2) (1860): This was the first time I had a view of the voice of God in connection with the time of trouble.

Same: I speak plainly: I do not think this will discourage a true Christian; and I do not want any of you to come up to the time of trouble without a well grounded hope in your Redeemer.

Same: While looking in the Bible for a verse for Willie to commit to memory to repeat in the Sabbath School, these words arrested my attention, "The Lord is good. A strong hold in the time of trouble, and he knoweth them that trust in him."

Same: The Lord was to him a stronghold in time of trouble.

Important Facts of Faith, In Connection with the History of Holy Men of Old (SG.3) (1864): So also will the righteous, in their time of trouble and anguish, wrestle in prayer with God, as Jacob wrestled with the angel.

Same: Those professed believers who come up to the time of trouble unprepared, will, in their despair, confess their sins before all in words of burning anguish, while the wicked exult over their distress.

Same: When Christ stands up, and leaves the most holy place, then the time of trouble commences, and the case of every soul is decided, and there will be no atoning blood to cleanse from sin and pollution.

Same: Those who have delayed a preparation for the day of God cannot obtain it in the time of trouble, or at any future period.

Same: That faith which will live through the time of trouble must be in daily exercise now.

Same: In the time of trouble, just previous to the coming of Christ, the lives of the righteous will be preserved through the ministration of holy angels.

Same: Bread and water is all that is promised to the remnant in the time of trouble.

Important Facts of Faith: Laws of Health and Testimonies (#1-10) (SG.4) (1864): As the Lord bade faithful Noah before the flood, Come thou, and all thy house, into the ark, he will, previous to the time of trouble, say to his faithful saints, who have been preparing for translation, "Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee.

Testimony for the Church, Number 5 (186_?): Thus the work will go on until the third message has done its work, and at the loud cry of the third angel, these agents will have an opportunity to receive the truth, and some of them will be converted, and endure with the saints through the time of trouble.

Testimony for the Church, Number 12 (1867): All with this hope will purify themselves even as he is pure, and will not have the restless longings, the repinings, the discontent, the lack of love, the continual looking for evil and brooding over borrowed trouble, having a time of trouble beforehand, with anxiety stamped upon every feature with no consolation but a continual, fearful looking for of some dreadful evil.

Testimony for the Church Number 13 (1867): God will be to thee a present help in time of trouble."

Testimony for the Church Number 14 (1868?): But you make for yourself a time of trouble beforehand.

Testimony for the Church Number 16 (1875?): Christ will prove a never-failing source of strength, a present help in every time of trouble.

Testimony for the Church Number 26 (1876?): If we cannot bear these trials, what will we do in the time of trouble!

Signs of the Times 1879/11/27: Jacob's night of wrestling and anguish represents the time of trouble through which the people of God must pass just prior to the second coming of Christ.

Same: That faith which will live through the time of trouble must be developed now.

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