Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.

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1 Peter 2:19
For those of you who put up with such suffering unjustly, because of your close relationship to God, are to be commended.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you have to suffer for doing what was right, you still have [God's] blessing. So, do not be afraid of the threats [of your persecutors], and do not let it worry you.


1 Peter 4:4
Now, those people you used to run around with cannot understand why you have stopped living such wasteful lives, so they just "badmouth" you.
Matthew 5:11
You will be blessed when people speak against you and harm you and say bad things about you that are untrue, because of [your devotion to] me.
Luke 6:22
You are blessed when men hate you and withdraw their fellowship from you and speak abusively about you and reject your name as evil, [all] for being loyal to the Son of man.
John 7:47
The Pharisees replied, "Are you being led astray, too?
John 8:48
The Jews answered and said to Jesus, "Were we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan [See note on 4:9], and are dominated by an evil spirit?"
John 9:28
Then they began ridiculing him, saying, "You are his disciple, but we are Moses' disciples.
2 Corinthians 12:10
So, I am pleased to [endure] weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions and difficulties, [all] for Christ's sake. For when I am weak [physically], then I am strong [spiritually].


James 1:12
The person who perseveres under trials is blessed, because when he has been approved by God, he will receive the crown of [never ending] life, which God has promised to those who love Him.
James 5:11
Notice that we consider those who endured [suffering with patience] to be blessed [by God]. You people have heard of Job's patience and have seen what the Lord finally did [for him]. The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.


Acts 13:45
But when the Jews saw the large crowds [gathered to hear the Gospel] they became very jealous and took sharp issue with the things Paul said, and [even] spoke against them.
Acts 18:6
When the Jews resisted [Paul's efforts] and spoke against him and his message, he shook out his clothing [i.e., an expression of rejection and contempt] and said to them "Let your blood be on your own heads [i.e., you are responsible for whatever harm comes from your action]; I am not responsible. From now on I will go [and preach] to the Gentiles [only]."
2 Peter 2:2
And many people will follow their unrestrained, indecent conduct, which will result in the true way [of God] being spoken against.

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Hebrews 13:13
So, we should go out to Him, outside of the camp [Note: This probably signifies separating from the whole system of Judaism, as well as full commitment to Christ], bearing the abuse that He suffered.