He has besieged
“At that time Michael, the great prince who watches over your people,
But understand this, that in the last days difficult
They said to me, “The remnant that remains from the exile there in the province are experiencing considerable
“Surely one does not stretch out his hand against a broken man
May those who want to harm me be totally embarrassed and ashamed!
They have prepared a net to trap me;
Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress,
O Lord, for the sake of your reputation,
The nations will hear of your devastating defeat.
They do not pray to me,
Although it grieved the king,
At that very time
“Now my soul is greatly distressed. And what should I say? ‘Father, deliver me
While Paul was waiting for them in Athens,
For sadness as intended by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret, but worldly sadness brings about death.