Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Bringing them before the chief magistrates, they said, “These men are seriously disturbing our city. They are Jews
When they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city officials, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,
For we have found this man to be a plague,
an agitator among all the Jews throughout the Roman world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes!
Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel
and to be a sign that will be opposed —
1 Peter 2:12
yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do what is evil, they will, by observing your good works, glorify God on the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
However, do this with gentleness and respect, keeping your conscience clear,
so that when you are accused, those who denounce your Christian life will be put to shame.
1 Peter 4:14
If you are ridiculed for the name of Christ,
you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.