Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 2:19
but even to the morose. for it is a recommendation to the divine favour, to suffer unjust persecution
1 Peter 4:13
on the contrary, rejoice at the share you have of sufferings, as well as Christ: that you may likewise triumph, when he shall appear in his glory.
Blessed are they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
and ye shall be brought before governors and kings upon my account, to bear testimony of me to them and the rest of the Gentiles.
for whosoever will save himself, shall be a looser: and whosoever shall suffer loss for my sake, shall be a gainer.
and every one that abandons his family, his brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my sake, shall receive in that age an hundred times the value, and shall inherit hereafter everlasting life.
for he that would save his life, shall lose it; and he that would lose his life out of love to me and the gospel, he shall save it.
Jesus answered him, I declare unto you, there is not a man who has forsaken his house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, out of love to me and to the gospel,
blessed are you, when men shall hate you, discard you, reproach you, and treat you as infamous, for your attachment to the son of man.
for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.
2 Corinthians 12:10
I take pleasure then in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am afflicted, then it is I have fortitude.
for it is a favour bestowed upon you, that you not only believe on Christ, but suffer also for his sake,
happy is he that can stand the tryal: for when he has undergone the test, he shall receive that crown of life which the Lord has promised to those that love him.
fear not those who can only kill the body, but cannot hurt the soul: rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
As for you, my friends, be not afraid of those, who can kill the body, and after that can effect nothing more.
Let not your heart be troubled: you trust in God, trust also in me.
then the Lord said to Paul in a vision by night, "be not afraid, but speak, and be not silenc'd: