The darkest hour is just before dawn.
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
~ Hebrews 12:2 ~
For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
~ 1 Peter 3:18 ~
In Whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
~ Ephesians 1:7 ~