Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.
1 Peter 3:17
For it is better to suffer for doing good, if God wills it, than for doing evil.
He came to us, took Paul's belt, tied his own hands and feet with it, and said, "The Holy Spirit says this: 'This is the way the Jews in Jerusalem will tie up the man whose belt this is, and will hand him over to the Gentiles.'"
Into your hand I entrust my life; you will rescue me, O Lord, the faithful God.
Commit your future to the Lord! Trust in him, and he will act on your behalf.
Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!" And after he said this he breathed his last.
They continued to stone Stephen while he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"
2 Timothy 1:12
Because of this, in fact, I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, because I know the one in whom my faith is set and I am convinced that he is able to protect what has been entrusted to me until that day.
1 Peter 2:15
For God wants you to silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.
"Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa and fast in my behalf. Don't eat and don't drink for three days, night or day. My female attendants and I will also fast in the same way. Afterward I will go to the king, even though it violates the law. If I perish, I perish!"
Then the priests and the prophets made their charges before the officials and all the people. They said, "This man should be condemned to die because he prophesied against this city. You have heard him do so with your own ears."
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied to King Nebuchadnezzar, "We do not need to give you a reply concerning this.
When Daniel realized that a written decree had been issued, he entered his home, where the windows in his upper room opened toward Jerusalem. Three times daily he was kneeling and offering prayers and thanks to his God just as he had been accustomed to do previously.
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
The Lord avenges me. O Lord, your loyal love endures. Do not abandon those whom you have made!
How blessed is the one whose helper is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
Why do you say, Jacob, Why do you say, Israel, "The Lord is not aware of what is happening to me, My God is not concerned with my vindication"?
everyone who belongs to me, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed -- yes, whom I made!
"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?
Look, I create the craftsman, who fans the coals into a fire and forges a weapon. I create the destroyer so he might devastate.
for all things in heaven and on earth were created by him -- all things, whether visible or invisible, whether thrones or dominions, whether principalities or powers -- all things were created through him and for him.
in these last days he has spoken to us in a son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he created the world.
the twenty-four elders throw themselves to the ground before the one who sits on the throne and worship the one who lives forever and ever, and they offer their crowns before his throne, saying:
They were singing a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals because you were killed, and at the cost of your own blood you have purchased for God persons from every tribe, language, people, and nation.