Proverbs 16:4 (NIV): The Lord works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.
Romans 5:3-4 (AMP): Moreover [let us also be full of joy now!] let us exult and triumph in our troubles and rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that pressure and affliction and hardship produce patient and unswerving endurance. And endurance (fortitude) develops maturity of character (approved faith and tried integrity). And character [of this sort] produces [the habit of] joyful and confident hope of eternal salvation.
Psalms 119:71 (NKJV): It is good for me that I have been afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes.
Romans 5:3-4 (GNT): We also boast of our troubles, because we know that trouble produces endurance, endurance brings God's approval, and his approval creates hope.
Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJV): For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Daniel 10:12 (NKJV): Then he said to me, “Do not fear, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard; and I have come because of your words.
Isaiah 55:8 (NIV): For my thoughts are not your neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.
Hebrews 10:36 (NKJV): For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise.
Job 14:14 (NKJV): If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait, Till my change comes.