Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when sinning and being beaten, ye endure it? but, if, when doing well and suffering for it, ye endure it, this is acceptable with God.
"And, if ye love those who love you, what charm have you? for even the sinners love those who love them.
1 Peter 3:14
But, if ye should even suffer for righteousness sake, happy are ye. But fear not their fear, neither be troubled;
"Happy are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
But all these things will they do to you for My name's sake; because they know not Him Who sent Me.
Wherefore, there is necessity that ye submit yourselves, not only because of the wrath, but also because of conscience.
2 Timothy 1:12
For which cause I am suffering also these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know Whom I have believed, and have become persuaded that He is able to guard my deposit unto that day.
In this I myself also am striving always to have a conscience void of offense toward God and men.