Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boasting is this, the testimony of our consciousness, that in simplicity and purity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we turned back in the world, and more eminently to you.
1 Timothy 2:2
For kings, and all them being in eminence; that we may lead a gentle and quiet life, in all devotion and gravity.
1 Timothy 3:16
And manifestly great is the mystery of devotion: God was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed in the nations, was believed on in the world, was received up in glory.
1 Timothy 6:3
If any teach otherwise, and come not up to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine according to devotion;
Paul, servant of God, and sent of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the chosen of God, and the acknowledgment of the truth according to devotion;
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and eager worldly desires, we should live discreetly, and justly, and religiously, in the time now;
2 Peter 3:11
Therefore all these being dissolved, of what race ought ye to be in holy turning round and devotion,
And the sons of Joseph will speak to Joshua, saying, Why gavest thou to me to inherit one lot and one portion, and I much people, and till this Jehovah blessed me?
The unjust one meditated against the just, and gnashed upon him with his teeth.
Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
And ye shall be hated by all for my name: and he having remained to the end shall be saved.
Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any wish to come after me, let him deny himself absolutely, and lift up his cross, and follow me.
Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets, and the wise, and scribes: and of them shall ye kill and crucify; and of them shall ye chastise in your assemblies, and drive out from city to city,
Except he should receive a hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mother, and children, and fields, with expulsions; and in the time coming eternal life.
If any come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, and yet also his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
If ye were of the world, the world had loved its own: and because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
They shall make you excluded from the synagogue: but the hour comes that every one having slain you should think to bring service to God.
I have given them thy word; and the world hated them, for they are not of the world, as I am not of the world.
And supporting the souls of the disciples, beseeching to remain in the faith, that through many pressures we must come into the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:19
If in this life only we have been hoping in Christ, we are more to be compassionated than all men.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
For none to be shaken in these pressures: for ye yourselves know that for this we are placed.
And what more do I say? for the time will fail me recounting of Gedeon, Barak, and also Samson and Jephthae; David also, and Samuel, and the prophets:
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory, if, sinning and being cuffed, ye endure? but if, doing good, and suffering, ye endure, this is grace with God.
1 Peter 3:14
But if ye also suffer for justice, happy are ye: be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 4:12
Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you:
1 Peter 5:9
Whom resist firm in the faith, knowing that the same of sufferings are completed by your brotherhood in the world.
I John, and your brother, and partaker in pressure, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, I was in the island called Patmos, for the sake of the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
And I said to him, Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they coming out of great pressure, and they washed their robes, and whitened their robes in the blood of the Lamb.
And his tail draws the third of the stars of heaven, and he cast them into the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman about to bring forth, that when she should bring forth he might devour her child.