Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:
2 Thessalonians 1:6
For it is an act of righteousness on God's part to give trouble as their reward to those who are troubling you,
Having no fear of those who are against you; which is a clear sign of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
1 Peter 4:14
If men say evil things of you because of the name of Christ, happy are you; for the Spirit of glory and of God is resting on you.
Does God give wrong decisions? or is the Ruler of all not upright in his judging?
But the Lord is King for ever: he has made ready his high seat for judging.
His delight is in righteousness and wisdom; the earth is full of the mercy of the Lord.
May he be a judge of your people in righteousness, and make true decisions for the poor.
The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.
The works of his hands are faith and righteousness; all his laws are unchanging.
But if any man has pride, let it be in this, that he has the wisdom to have knowledge of me, that I am the Lord, working mercy, giving true decisions, and doing righteousness in the earth: for in these things I have delight, says the Lord.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, give worship and praise and honour to the King of heaven; for all his works are true and his ways are right: and those who go in pride he is able to make low.
But by your hard and unchanged heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of the revelation of God's judging in righteousness;
What man is there who will not have fear before you, O Lord, and give glory to your name? because you only are holy; for all the nations will come and give worship before you; for your righteousness has been made clear.
And a voice came from the altar, saying, Even so, O Lord God, Ruler of all, true and full of righteousness is your judging.
For true and upright are his decisions; for by him has the evil woman been judged, who made the earth unclean with the sins of her body; and he has given her punishment for the blood of his servants.
2 Thessalonians 1:11
For this reason, you are ever in our prayers, that you may seem to our God such as may have a part in his purpose and that by his power he will make all his good purpose, and the work of faith, complete;
But those to whom is given the reward of the world to come, and to come back from the dead, have no wives, and are not married;
But keep watch at all times with prayer, that you may be strong enough to come through all these things and take your place before the Son of man.
Then Paul and Barnabas without fear said, It was necessary for the word of God to be given to you first; but because you will have nothing to do with it, and have no desire for eternal life, it will now be offered to the Gentiles.
I then, the prisoner in the Lord, make this request from my heart, that you will see that your behaviour is a credit to the position which God's purpose has given you,
Giving praise to the Father who has given us a part in the heritage of the saints in light;
But you have some names in Sardis who have kept clean their robes; and as a reward they will go in white with me.
And it will be turned to a witness for you.