Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
"Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!
You will be hated by everybody on my account, but the man who holds out to the very end will be saved.
But you must be on your guard; they will hand you over to courts and you will be taken into synagogues and beaten, and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to testify to them.
It is impossible for the world to hate you, but it does hate me for testifying that its ways are wrong.
If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.
I have given them your message, and the world has come to hate them, for they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
2 Corinthians 11:23
If they are Christian workers?? am talking like a madman!?? am a better one! with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, vastly worse beatings, and in frequent danger of death.
Never for a moment falter before your opponents, for your fearlessness will be a sure sign for them of their coming destruction, but to you it will be an omen, from God himself, of your deliverance.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brothers, followed the example of God's churches in Judea that are in union with Christ Jesus, for you in your turn had to bear the same ill-treatment from your neighbors as they did from the Jews,
2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, my sufferings??he things that happened to me at Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra, the persecutions I endured; yet the Lord brought me safely out of them all.
1 Peter 2:19
For God approves a man if from a sense of duty he endures suffering unjustly inflicted??20 for what credit is there in your enduring being beaten for doing wrong? But if you endure suffering for doing what is right, you have God's approval.
1 Peter 3:14
Even if you should suffer for uprightness, you are blessed. But do not be afraid of them, nor be troubled,
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,
So they drove him out of the vineyard and killed him. Now what will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already made an agreement that if anyone acknowledged Jesus as the Christ, he should be excluded from the synagogues.
Yet for all that, even among the leading men, many came to believe in him, but on account of the Pharisees they would not acknowledge it, for fear of being excluded from the synagogues,
They will exclude you from their synagogues; why, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing religious service to God.
They had listened to him until he said that, but then they shouted, "Kill him and get him out of the world! A creature like that ought not to be allowed to live!"
For we have found this man a pest and a disturber of the peace among Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the Nazarene sect,