Psalm 119:74, NIV: May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.
Lamentations 3:22-23, NIV: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
Lamentations 3:7-9, NIV: He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer. He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked.
Lamentations 3:19-21, NIV: I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope.
Lamentations 5:19-22, NIV: You, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation. Restore us to yourself, O Lord, that we may return; renew our days as of old unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure.