Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

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Bible References

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1 Peter 4:19
Therefore, those who [are allowed to] suffer in harmony with God's [permissive] will, should commit their souls to a trustworthy Creator, [who will take everything into account], while they go on [trying] to do what is right.
1 Peter 3:17
For, if it is God's will that you should suffer, it is better [for you] that it be on account of doing right than doing wrong.
Acts 11:26
and when he found him, he brought him [back] to Antioch. So, for an entire year Saul and Barnabas gathered the church together and taught many people. [It was] here in Antioch that the disciples were first [divinely] called Christians.
Acts 26:28
Agrippa said to Paul, "You expect to persuade me to be a Christian with such little effort [or, in such a short time]?"
Ephesians 3:13
So, I am asking you people not to become discouraged over my sufferings on your behalf, for they are for your benefit [eventually].

Let him not

Philippians 1:20
It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not have to be ashamed about anything, but that I will have the courage, [both] now and always, [to so live] that Christ will be exalted [i.e., honored] in my body, whether I live or die.
2 Timothy 1:12
For I am suffering these things [See verse 8] for this reason [i.e., because of being a Gospel preacher]. Yet I am not ashamed because I know whom I have believed in [i.e., Jesus], and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him [i.e., Paul's spiritual well-being] until that day [i.e., the day of judgment].
Hebrews 12:2
We should fix our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and completer of the [or, "our"] faith. [Note: Jesus is here pictured as the one who completely fulfills the life of faith, or who provides us with the ability to live such a life]. [And] because He could look forward to joy, He endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right side of God's throne.

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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.