Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
2 Corinthians 1:12
for this is to me matter of glorying, the testimony of my conscience, that without artifice, and with religious sincerity, not by worldly wisdom, but by God's favourable assistance I have behaved my self towards all men, but more particularly to you.
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in the practice of all piety and virtue;
1 Timothy 3:16
the mystery of piety is the pillar and basts of truth; and certainly most extraordinary. God has appear'd in the flesh, been justified by the spirit, seen by angels, proclaim'd to the Gentiles, believ'd by the world, and assum'd into glory.
1 Timothy 6:3
If any one deviate from this doctrine, not adhering to the wholesome instructions of our Lord Jesus Christ, the true doctrine of piety,
Paul a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to declare the faith which recommends men to the divine favour, and to convince them of that truth, which leads to piety,
teaching us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and to practise temperance, justice and piety in this present world;
2 Peter 3:11
Since then this whole system is to be destroyed, how holy should your conduct be, and how ardent your piety?
Blessed are they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
and ye shall be hated by all the world for professing my name: but he that perseveres unto the end, shall escape.
Then addressing himself to his disciples, if any man, said he, would follow me, let him renounce himself, take up his cross, and so follow me.
wherefore I shall send you prophets, and wise men, and Scribes; you will kill some, and crucify others, many will ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city.
but shall receive at present in this age, what will be a hundred times better to him, than houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, tho' with persecution: and in the age to come eternal life.
and said, he that can't abandon his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, nay, even his own life, 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 does hate you.
they shall expel you out of the synagogues: yea, the time is coming, when it will be thought an agreeable sacrifice to God for any one to take away your lives.
I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
encouraging the disciples, exhorting them to persevere in the faith, representing that it is thro' much tribulation that we must enter into the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:19
if our expectations as christians all terminate in this life, we of all men are most to be pitied.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.
And what shall I say more? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, of Barak, of Samson, of Jephthae, of David, of Samuel, and of the prophets:
1 Peter 2:20
from a principle of conscience. what glory is there in suffering corporal punishment for real offences? but if you meet with ill usage for doing your duty, and bear it with constancy,
1 Peter 3:14
However, if you suffer in the cause of virtue, it is your happiness: and instead of being over-awed by their threats, and struck with concern,
1 Peter 4:12
My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.
1 Peter 5:9
resist him by the steadiness of your faith, considering that your brethren among the Gentiles, suffer the same persecutions as you do.
I JOHN, who am your brother, and partake in the tribulation, in the reign, and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony I gave of Jesus Christ.
my Lord, answer'd I, you can tell. and he said to me, these are they who came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the lamb.
his tail swept the third part of the stars of heaven; and cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered, in order to devour her child as soon as it was born.