If the world hates you, ye know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
Marvel not, brethren, if the world hates you.
"Happy are ye, when they shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for My sake.
And ye will be hated by all, for My name's sake; but he who endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
Then will they deliver you up to tribulation, and will slay you; and ye will be hated by all the nations for My name's sake.
And ye will be hated by all for My name's sake; but he that endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
"Happy are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from themselves, and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
For every one that practices evil hates the Light, and comes not to the Light, lest his works should be reproved;
He who hates Me hates My Father also.
looking away to the Author and Perfecter of our faith, Jesus; Who, in consideration of the joy lying before Him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath taken a seat at the right hand of the throne of God.
Adulteresses! know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever, therefore, purposes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
Behold what manner of love the Father hath given to us, that we should be called children of God; and such we are. For this cause the world knows us not, because it knew Him not.
And every one that has this hope on Him purifies himself, even as He is pure.
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