As far as the present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are ill clothed, and are treated roughly, and are homeless.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or restriction, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Are they helpers of Christ? (I speak as being mad) I more: in toils, more abundantly; in stripes, countless; in prisons, more frequently; in deaths often.
And Jesus says to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky, nests, but the Son of man has nowhere he may lay his head.
I know both how to be abased and how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to be lacking.
For thou have taken pledges from thy brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.
But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium. And having persuaded the crowds, and having stoned Paul, they dragged him out of the city, after presuming him to be dead.
And having laid many blows upon them, they cast them into prison, having ordered the jailor to guard them securely,
but in everything commending ourselves as helpers of God, in much perseverance, in afflictions, in necessities, in restrictions,