Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
So do not be afraid of them. For there is nothing covered up that is not going to be uncovered, nor secret that is not going to be known.
I tell you, who are my friends, have no fear of those who kill the body, and after that can do no more.
except that in every town I visit, the holy Spirit warns me that imprisonment and persecution are awaiting me.
Then Paul answered, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound at Jerusalem but to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."
Who can separate us from Christ's love? Can trouble or misfortune or persecution or hunger or destitution or danger or the sword?
2 Timothy 4:6
My life is already being poured out, and the time has come for my departure.
Women had their dead restored to them by resurrection. Others endured torture, and refused to accept release, that they might rise again to the better life.
1 Peter 3:14
Even if you should suffer for uprightness, you are blessed. But do not be afraid of them, nor be troubled,
Do not be afraid of what you are going to suffer. See! The devil is going to put some of you into prison to be tested there, and for ten days to endure persecution. Prove faithful even unto death and I will give you the crown of life.
Let us, therefore, be thankful that the kingdom given to us cannot be shaken, and so please God by worshiping him with reverence and awe;