Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
And the devil said to him, "If you are God's son, tell this stone to turn into bread!"
you must not give the devil a chance.
You must put on God's armor, so as to be able to stand up against the devil's stratagems.
Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will fly from you.
but I have prayed that your own faith may not fail. And afterward you yourself must turn and strengthen your brothers."
Besides all these, take faith for your shield, for with it you will be able to put out all the flaming missiles of the evil one,
1 Timothy 6:12
Enter the great contest of faith! Take hold of eternal life, to which God called you, when before many witnesses you made the great profession of faith.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have had a part in the great contest, I have run my race, I have preserved my faith.
who by their faith conquered kingdoms, attained uprightness, received new promises, shut the mouths of lions,
1 Peter 1:6
Rejoice over this, although just now perhaps distressed by various trials;
1 Peter 2:21
That is the life to which you have been called, for Christ himself suffered for you, leaving you an example so that you might follow his footsteps.
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 4:13
but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.
I have told you all this, so that through me you may find peace. In the world you have trouble; but take courage! I have conquered the world."
reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 10:13
It is no superhuman temptation that you have had. And God can be depended on, not to let you be tried beyond your strength, but when temptation comes, to give you a way out of it, so that you can withstand it.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed the Lord Jesus and persecuted the prophets and us; who displease God, and in their hostility to all mankind
1 Thessalonians 3:3
and encourage you not to be led astray, any of you, in all these troubles. You know yourselves that this is what we must expect,
2 Timothy 3:12
But everyone who wants to live a godly life as a follower of Christ Jesus will be persecuted,
I, John, your brother and companion in the distress, the kingdom, and the endurance that Jesus brings, found myself on the island called Patmos, for uttering God's message and testifying to Jesus.
Then each of them was given a white robe and they were told to be quiet a little while longer, until the number of their fellow-slaves and their brothers, who were to be killed as they had been, should be complete.
I said to him, "You know, my lord." He said to me, "They are the people who come through the great persecution, who have washed their robes white in the blood of the Lamb.
2 Corinthians 5:7
(for I have to guide my steps by faith, not by what is seen)??8 yet I am confident, and I prefer to leave my home in the body and make my home with the Lord.
But if you have none of that discipline which all sons undergo, you are illegitimate children, and not true sons.