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 they who are persecuted upon the account of righteousness: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
and ye shall be hated by all the world for professing my name: but he that perseveres unto the end, shall escape.
these are the beginning of sorrows. then look to your selves: for they will deliver you up to the tribunals, and scourge you in the synagogues: you will be brought before governours, and princes upon my account, to be my witnesses against them.
the world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I plainly show, that their works are evil.
if the world hate you, consider that it hated me before it hated you.
I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
2 Corinthians 11:23
so am I: are they ministers of Christ? is it my vanity? I am more so: in toilsome labours I surpass them, in stripes I am exceedingly beyond them, in prisons I have been oftner, and frequently in the very jaws of death.
without being under any the least apprehension from your adversaries: this will be to them a sign of their ruin, and to you of salvation, by the divine appointment.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
for, my brethren, you have followed the example of the christian churches in Judea; by having suffer'd the same persecutions from your own nation, as the churches have suffer'd from the Jews,
2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, and the sufferings that befel me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions did I endure? but the Lord deliver'd me out of them all: yes,
1 Peter 2:19
but even to the morose. for it is a recommendation to the divine favour, to suffer unjust persecution
1 Peter 3:14
However, if you suffer in the cause of virtue, it is your happiness: and instead of being over-awed by their threats, and struck with concern,
1 Peter 4:12
My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.
so they kill'd him, and threw him out of the vineyard. what punishment now will the master inflict upon them?
his parents said this, because they were afraid of the Jews: for the Jews had agreed in this, that if any man did own him for the Messias, he should be excommunicated.
nevertheless there were many even among the chief rulers, who believed on him; but they did not own it publickly for fear the Pharisees should excommunicate them.
they shall expel you out of the synagogues: yea, the time is coming, when it will be thought an agreeable sacrifice to God for any one to take away your lives.
Till that word, the Jews had given their attention, but then they broke out into a full cry, "out of the world with such a fellow: for it is not fit he should live."
this man is known to be a pernicious fellow that goes about the world to raise seditions among the Jews: he is the ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes,