Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.
1 Timothy 2:2
For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
1 Timothy 3:16
And without doubt great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
1 Timothy 6:3
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
2 Peter 3:11
Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,
And the children of Joseph spoke unto Joshua, saying, Why have you given us only one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing we are a great people, since the LORD has blessed us until now?
The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.
Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:
But he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
If you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:19
If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for you yourselves know that we are appointed unto this.
And what shall I say more? for the time would fail me to tell of Gideon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthah; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.
1 Peter 3:14
But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
1 Peter 5:9
Whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered, to devour her child as soon as it was born.