Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me.
for I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."
serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think that God has exhibited us apostles last of all, like men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia: that we were burdened beyond measure, above strength, so that we despaired even of life.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they servants of Christ? I am a better oneI am talking like a madmanin far more labors, in far more imprisonments, with more beatings, and often in danger of death.
sometimes being publicly exposed to insult and persecution; and at other times standing side by side with those who were so treated.
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and contradicted what was spoken by Paul, and blasphemed.
But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to kill him,
At once he took along some soldiers and centurions and ran down to them; and when they saw the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.
The dispute became so violent that the commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
as a favor to them, to have Paul transferred to Jerusalem, for they were preparing an ambush to kill him along the way.
rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,
2 Corinthians 1:10
He delivered us from so deadly a peril, and he will deliver us; on him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.
2 Peter 2:9
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,