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But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.
Indeed therefore they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were considered worthy to be treated shamefully for the name of Jesus.
and from there to Philippi, which is a principle city of the district of Macedonia colony. And we were in the same city remaining some days.
2 Timothy 1:12
Because of which reason I also suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to preserve my consignment for that day.
And others took a trial of mockings and scourgings, and moreover of bonds and imprisonment.
Looking to Jesus the pathfinder and perfecter of the faith, who, against the joy set before him, endured a cross, having despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 2:14
or to governors as being sent by him for vengeance of evil-doers and praise of well-doers.
But some of those from the synagogue called Libertines, and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, rose up disputing with Stephen.
And certain men, who came down from Judea, taught the brothers, Unless ye will be circumcised in the custom of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
And according to Paul's custom, he went in to them, and for three Sabbaths he discoursed with them from the Scriptures,
And after entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for three months, discoursing and persuading the things about the kingdom of God.
Only be citizens worthy of the good-news of the Christ, so that, whether having come and having seen you or being absent, I may hear things about you that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith o
For I want you to know how great a struggle I have about you, and those at Laodicea, and as many as have not seen my face in flesh.
Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.