yet he has not root in himself, but is only temporary; and, when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, straightway he stumbles.
And happy is he, whosoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in Me."
"Happy are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; because theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy by Thy name? and by Thy name cast out demons, and by Thy name do many mighty works,'"
"And every one who hears these words of Mine, and does them not, shall be likened to a foolish man, who, indeed, built his house upon the sand:
And ye will be hated by all, for My name's sake; but he who endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
"He that loves father or mother more than Me, is not worthy of Me; and he that loves son or daughter more than Me, is not worthy of Me.
And, the sun having risen, they were scorched; and, because they had no root, they withered away.
And they were finding in Him occasion to stumble. And Jesus said to them "a prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house."
Then said Jesus to His disciples, "If any one wishes to come after Me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me;
Then will they deliver you up to tribulation, and will slay you; and ye will be hated by all the nations for My name's sake.
Then Jesus saith to them, "All ye will be made to stumble because of Me this night; for it has been written, 'I will smite the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered abroad.'
But Peter, answering, said to Him, "If all should be made to stumble because of Thee, I will never be made to stumble."
and they have no root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, straightway they stumble.
And, calling the multitude to Him with His disciples, He said to them, "If any one wishes to come after Me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
And brother will deliver up brother to death; and the father, the child; and children will rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
"And those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root; who, for a season, believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And He said to all, "If any one wishes to come after Me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.
"If any one comes to Me, and hates not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and, further, his own soul also, he cannot be My disciple.
And, before all these things, they will lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up into the synagogues and prisons, being brought before kings and governors for My name's sake.
Jesus answered them and said, "Verily, verily, I say to you, ye seek Me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye ate of the loaves, and were filled.
But Jesus, knowing in Himself that his disciples were murmuring about this, said to them, "Does this cause you to stumble?
Jesus answered them, "Did I not choose you, the twelve, and one of you is a devil?"
He who loves his soul loses it; and he who hates his soul in this world will keep it unto life eternal.
I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abides in Me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit; because, apart from Me, ye can do nothing.
You have no part nor lot in this matter; for your heart is not right before God.
to those who, by patience in well-doing, are seeking for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life;
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
As many as wish to make a fair show in the flesh, these constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that ye, having been rooted and grounded in love,
having become persuaded of this very thing, that He Who began in you a good work will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ;
You know this, that all in Asia turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.
for Demas forsook me, having loved this present age, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens, to Galatia; Titus, to Dalmatia.
Cast not away, therefore, your boldness, which, indeed, has great recompense.
who are being guarded by God's power, through faith unto a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time;
For these things, belonging to you and abounding, make you neither idle nor unfruitful regarding the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;
They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest, that they are not all of us.
"I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith, even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.