Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For my boast is what my conscience tells me, that my relations to the world and still more to you have been marked by pure motives and godly sincerity, not by worldly shrewdness but by the favor of God.
1 Timothy 2:2
for emperors and all who are in authority, so that we may live tranquil, quiet lives, with perfect piety and probity.
1 Timothy 3:16
No one can deny the profundity of the divine truth of our religion! "He was revealed in flesh, He was vindicated by the Spirit, He was seen by the angels, He was proclaimed among the heathen, He was believed in throughout the world, He was taken up into glory."
1 Timothy 6:3
Anyone who teaches different views and does not agree with the wholesome instruction which comes from our Lord Jesus Christ, and with religious teaching
Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to arouse faith in those whom God has chosen, and the comprehension of religious truth,
training us to renounce godless ways and worldly passions, and live serious, upright, and godly lives in this world,
2 Peter 3:11
If all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what holy and pious lives you ought to lead,
"Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!
You will be hated by everybody on my account, but the man who holds out to the very end will be saved.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to go with me, he must disregard himself and take his cross and follow me.
This is why I am going to send you prophets, wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and hunt from one town to another;
but will receive now in this life a hundred times as much in homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and lands, though not without persecution??nd in the coming age eternal life.
"If anyone comes to me without hating his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and his very life too, he cannot be a disciple of mine.
If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
They will exclude you from their synagogues; why, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing religious service to God.
I have given them your message, and the world has come to hate them, for they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to 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 15:19
If we have centered our hopes on Christ in this life, and that is all, we are the most pitiable people in the world.
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,
And why should I go on? For my time would fail me if I told of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets,
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 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,
1 Peter 5:9
Resist him and be strong in the faith, for you know that your brotherhood all over the world is having the same experience of suffering.
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.
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.
His tail swept away one third of the stars of heaven and flung them down upon the earth. The dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth to a child in order to devour her child as soon as it was born.