Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
And recall to mind the former days, in which, having been enlightened, ye endured a great combat of sufferings;
Watch thyself; thou shalt not turn to iniquity: for upon this thou didst choose rather than affliction.
For good a day in thine enclosures above a thousand. I chose to wait on the threshold in the house of my God, rather than to dwell in the tents of injustice.
Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
And has no root in himself, but is for a time; and there being pressure or expulsion for the word, straightly is he offended.
And having seen a certain one injured, he defended, and did vengeance for him harassed, having struck the Egyptian,
But that the Holy Spirit testifies in the city, saying that bonds and pressures await me.
And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;
And if children, also heirs; truly heirs of God, and coheirs of Christ; if indeed we suffer together, that we may be also glorified together.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So that if any in Christ, a new creation: old things have passed away; behold, all have become new.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill again the necessities of the pressures of Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the church.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren, as is fitting, for your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all enlarges to one another;
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore shouldest thou not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his imprisoned: but partake of afflictions with the good news according to the power of God;
2 Timothy 2:3
Thou therefore suffer ill treatment, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 3:11
Expulsions, sufferings, which were to me in Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what expulsions I endured: and the Lord delivered me from all.
For man s anger works not the justice of God.
1 Peter 1:6
By which ye are transported with joy, now for a little, (if it is necessary,) having grieved in various temptations:
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:
Therefore a celebration of a sabbath remains to the people of God.
The nobles of the peoples were gathered together, the people of the God. of Abraham: for to God the shields of the earth: he was lifted up greatly.
1 Peter 2:10
Who once not a people, and now the people of God: they not commiserated, and now commiserated.
For the rejoicing of the unjust drawing near, and the gladness of the profane even for a moment
They will send forth their children as a flock, and their children will leap.
Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.
My heart wandered; trembling made me afraid: the evening twilight of my desire he put to me for fear.
And now hear this, thou living delicately, dwelling securely, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me; I shall not sit a widow, and I shall not know bereavement
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened.
But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou didst receive thy good things in thy life, and Lazarus likewise evil things: and now here is he comforted, and thou art tormented.
Ye have led a luxurious life upon the earth, and have rioted in luxury; ye have nourished your hearts, as in the day of slaughter.
As much as she glorified herself, and led an insolent life, give her so much torture and grief: for in her heart she says, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and I should see no grief.