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 glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.
For if you love them who love you, what thanks have you? for sinners also love those that love them.
1 Peter 3:14
But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
Therefore you must be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience's sake.
2 Timothy 1:12
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which you wrongfully imagine against me.
Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.
But my enemies are vigorous, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied.
They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head: they that would destroy me, being my enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.
All your commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help me.
And in this do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men.