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My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Happy the man who endures temptation: for being tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to them loving him.
Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
Happy are ye, when men hate you, and when they separate you, and reproach, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
Truly therefore they went rejoicing from the face of the council, that for his name they were deemed worthy to be dishonoured.
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 12:9
And he said to me, My grace suffices thee: for my power is perfected in weakness. Therefore very willingly will I boast rather in my weaknesses, that Christ's power may lodge upon me.
For upon you was it conferred as a favor for Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him;
But if also I am poured out upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice together with you all.
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.
For ye also suffered together with me in bonds, and received the pillage of your possessions with joy, knowing to have in yourselves a better and abiding substance in the heavens.
1 Peter 4:13
But, inasmuch as ye participate in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice; that also, in the revelation of his glory, ye might rejoice, transported with joy.
And others received trial of jestings and scourges, and further, of bonds and imprisonment:
1 Peter 1:6
By which ye are transported with joy, now for a little, (if it is necessary,) having grieved in various temptations:
2 Peter 2:9
The Lord knows to deliver the religious out of temptation, and to keep the unjust restrained for the day of judgment;
Neither be afraid of what things thou art about to suffer: behold, the accuser is about to cast of you into prison, that ye might be tried; and ye shall have pressure ten days: be thou faithful until death, and I will give thee the crown of life.