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
For this finds God's favor, if because of conscience toward God someone endures hardships in suffering unjustly.
1 Peter 4:13
But rejoice in the degree that you have shared in the sufferings of Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may also rejoice and be glad.
I said, "Lord, you know how I suffer. Take thought of me and care for me. Pay back for me those who have been persecuting me. Do not be so patient with them that you allow them to kill me. Be mindful of how I have put up with their insults for your sake.
"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
And you will be brought before governors and kings because of me, as a witness to them and the Gentiles.
For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
And whoever has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.
Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, there is no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for my sake and for the sake of the gospel
"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil on account of the Son of Man!
For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."
2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I am content with weaknesses, with insults, with troubles, with persecutions and difficulties for the sake of Christ, for whenever I am weak, then I am strong.
For it has been granted to you not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him,
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
"Do not say, 'Conspiracy,' every time these people say the word. Don't be afraid of what scares them; don't be terrified.
Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!
"I, I am the one who consoles you. Why are you afraid of mortal men, of mere human beings who are as short-lived as grass?
Do not be afraid of those to whom I send you, for I will be with you to protect you," says the Lord.
I have made your forehead harder than flint -- like diamond! Do not fear them or be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house."
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
"I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more they can do.
"Do not let your hearts be distressed. You believe in God; believe also in me.
The Lord said to Paul by a vision in the night, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,