Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
"Do not say, 'Conspiracy,' every time these people say the word. Don't be afraid of what scares them; don't be terrified.
"I, I am the one who consoles you. Why are you afraid of mortal men, of mere human beings who are as short-lived as grass?
And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
"I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more they can do.
"Now the poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.
With flaming fire he will mete out punishment on those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.
Just as there is futility in many dreams, so also in many words. Therefore, fear God!
Even though a sinner might commit a hundred crimes and still live a long time, yet I know that it will go well with God-fearing people -- for they stand in fear before him.
Listen to me, you who know what is right, you people who are aware of my law! Don't be afraid of the insults of men; don't be discouraged because of their abuse!
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
"You should fear me!" says the Lord. "You should tremble in awe before me! I made the sand to be a boundary for the sea, a permanent barrier that it can never cross. Its waves may roll, but they can never prevail. They may roar, but they can never cross beyond that boundary."
You have issued an edict, O king, that everyone must bow down and pay homage to the golden statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music.
But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.
"Do not be afraid of them, for nothing is hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing is secret that will not be made known.
If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better for you to enter into life crippled than to have two hands and go into hell, to the unquenchable fire.
and will come out -- the ones who have done what is good to the resurrection resulting in life, and the ones who have done what is evil to the resurrection resulting in condemnation.
except that the Holy Spirit warns me in town after town that imprisonment and persecutions are waiting for me.
Then Paul replied, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be tied up, but even to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
For I am already being poured out as an offering, and the time for me to depart is at hand.
It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
and women received back their dead raised to life. But others were tortured, not accepting release, to obtain resurrection to a better life.
So since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us give thanks, and through this let us offer worship pleasing to God in devotion and awe.
But there is only one who is lawgiver and judge -- the one who is able to save and destroy. On the other hand, who are you to judge your neighbor?
Do not be afraid of the things you are about to suffer. The devil is about to have some of you thrown into prison so you may be tested, and you will experience suffering for ten days. Remain faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown that is life itself.
And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet are too, and they will be tormented there day and night forever and ever.