Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
fear not those who can only kill the body, but cannot hurt the soul: rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were illiterate, and of the lower rank of men, they were surpriz'd; but tho' they knew that they had been Jesus's disciples,
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,
for there is nothing conceal'd but what shall be made manifest: nor was any thing kept secret, but in order to be divulged.
whatever is now obscure, shall hereafter be made clear; whatever is now conceal'd, shall then be publickly known.
for there is nothing conceal'd, which shall not be disclos'd; nothing secret, which shall not be made publick.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preach'd in his name, among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
but ye shall receive the influence of the holy spirit, which will descend upon you: and ye shall be witnesses for me, in Jerusalem, in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the remotest part of the earth.
1 Corinthians 4:5
therefore suspend your judgment till the Lord comes, who will bring to light the secrets of darkness, and expose the counsels of mens hearts: and then shall every man have his due reward from God.