Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
1 Peter 2:20
For what kind of credit is it, if, sinning and being beaten, ye will endure? But if, doing good and suffering, ye will endure, this is graciousness with God.
And if ye love those who love you, what credit is for you? For even sinners love those who love them.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
But all these things they will do to you because of my name, because they have not known him who sent me.
Therefore there is a need to be subordinate, not only because of the wrath, but also because of the conscience.
2 Timothy 1:12
Because of which reason I also suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to preserve my consignment for that day.
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices with which ye would wrong me.
Let not those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me. Neither let them wink with the eye who hate me without a cause.
But my enemies are energetic, [and] are strong, and those who hate me wrongfully are multiplied.
Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head. Those who would cut me off, being my enemies wrongfully, are mighty. That which I took not away I have to restore.
All thy commandments are faithful. They persecute me wrongfully. Help thou me.
And in this I fashion myself, having a conscience always nonstumbling before God and men.