Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:
But Peter insisted emphatically, "Even if I must die with you, I will never deny you." And all of them said the same thing.
Peter said to him, "Lord, why can't I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you!"
He said, "Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Take this cup away from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will."
It is enough for the disciple to become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house 'Beelzebul,' how much more will they defame the members of his household!
Remember what I told you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they obeyed my word, they will obey yours too.
I have given them your word, and the world has hated them, because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.
He had James, the brother of John, executed with a sword.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my physical body -- for the sake of his body, the church -- what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ.
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.