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.
1 Peter 2:19
For God approves a man if from a sense of duty he endures suffering unjustly inflicted??20 for what credit is there in your enduring being beaten for doing wrong? But if you endure suffering for doing what is right, you have God's approval.
1 Peter 3:14
Even if you should suffer for uprightness, you are blessed. But do not be afraid of them, nor be troubled,
1 Peter 4:4
They are amazed that you no longer join them in plunging into the flood of dissipation, and they abuse you for it;
"Blessed are you when people abuse you, and persecute you, and falsely say everything bad of you, on my account.
"Blessed are you when people hate you and exclude you and denounce you and spurn the name you bear as evil, on account of the Son of Man.
The Pharisees answered, "Have you been imposed upon too?
The Jews answered, "Are we not right in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed?"
Then they sneered at him, and said, "You are a disciple of his yourself, but we are disciples of Moses.
2 Corinthians 12:10
That is why I am pleased with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties, when they are endured for Christ's sake, for it is when I am weak that I am strong.
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he stands the test, he will be given the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
Why, we call those who showed such endurance happy! You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen what the Lord brought out of it, for the Lord is very kind and merciful.
But when the Jews saw the crowd, they were very jealous, and they contradicted what Paul said and abused him.
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."
2 Peter 2:2
Many people will follow their immoral ways, and they will cause the true way to be maligned.
Let us, therefore, go out to him, outside the camp, sharing the contempt that he endured,