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 right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.
1 Peter 4:14
If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory, who is the Spirit of God, rests on you.
Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert what is right?
But the Lord rules forever; he reigns in a just manner.
The Lord promotes equity and justice; the Lord's faithfulness extends throughout the earth.
The heavens declare his fairness, for God is judge. (Selah)
Then he will judge your people fairly, and your oppressed ones equitably.
The king is strong; he loves justice. You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly; you promote justice and equity in Jacob.
His acts are characterized by faithfulness and justice; all his precepts are reliable.
If people want to boast, they should boast about this: They should boast that they understand and know me. They should boast that they know and understand that I, the Lord, act out of faithfulness, fairness, and justice in the earth and that I desire people to do these things," says the Lord.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, for all his deeds are right and his ways are just. He is able to bring down those who live in pride.
But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!
Who will not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name, because you alone are holy? All nations will come and worship before you for your righteous acts have been revealed."
Then I heard the altar reply, "Yes, Lord God, the All-Powerful, your judgments are true and just!"
because his judgments are true and just. For he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and has avenged the blood of his servants poured out by her own hands!"
2 Thessalonians 1:11
And in this regard we pray for you always, that our God will make you worthy of his calling and fulfill by his power your every desire for goodness and every work of faith,
But those who are regarded as worthy to share in that age and in the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage.
But stay alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that must happen, and to stand before the Son of Man."
Both Paul and Barnabas replied courageously, "It was necessary to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we are turning to the Gentiles.
I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,
giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.
But you have a few individuals in Sardis who have not stained their clothes, and they will walk with me dressed in white, because they are worthy.
This will be a time for you to serve as witnesses.