Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
For whoever wants to preserve his own life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for me will find it.
Jesus said, "I tell you, there is no one who has given up home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or land for me and for the good news,
And he said to them, "I tell you, there is no one who has given up home or wife or brothers or parents or children for the Kingdom of God
1 Corinthians 2:9
But, as the Scripture says, there are things "Which no eye ever saw and no ear ever heard, And never occurred to the human mind, Which God has provided for those who love him."
And another of his disciples said to him, "Let me first go, sir, and bury my father."
No one who loves father or mother more than he loves me is worthy of me, and no one who loves son or daughter more than he loves me is worthy of me,
"If anyone comes to me without hating his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and his very life too, he cannot be a disciple of mine.
2 Corinthians 5:16
So from that time on, I have estimated nobody at what he seemed to be outwardly; even though I once estimated Christ in that way, I no longer do so.
Why, I count everything as loss compared with the supreme advantage of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have lost everything, and think it rubbish, in order to gain Christ
"Blessed are you when people abuse you, and persecute you, and falsely say everything bad of you, on my account.
You will be hated by everybody on my account, but the man who holds out to the very end will be saved.
"Blessed are you when people hate you and exclude you and denounce you and spurn the name you bear as evil, on account of the Son of Man.
If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
For I am going to show him what he will have to endure for my sake."
1 Peter 4:14
If you are being abused for the sake of Christ, you are blessed, because the glorious Spirit of God is resting upon you.
3 John 1:7
For they have started out for the sake of the cause, and they are accepting nothing from the heathen.
And some fell on good soil, and yielded some a hundred, some sixty, and some thirty-fold.
But it is you who have stood by me in my trials.