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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 whosoever will save himself, shall be a looser: and whosoever shall suffer loss for my sake, shall be a gainer.
Jesus answered him, I declare unto you, there is not a man who has forsaken his house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, out of love to me and to the gospel,
Jesus answer'd, I declare unto you, no one has ever quitted house or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, upon account of the gospel-dispensation,
1 Corinthians 2:9
but, as it is written, "eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entred into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him."
another of his disciples said to him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
he that loveth father or mother more than me, is unworthy of me: he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is unworthy of me.
and said, he that can't abandon his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, nay, even his own life, cannot be my disciple.
2 Corinthians 5:16
Wherefore, henceforth I have no regard to any man for his external appearance: for tho' I formerly look'd for worldly grandeur in the Messiah, yet now I see things in another light.
nay I think them disadvantages when put in competition with the excellency of the knowledge of Jesus Christ my Lord: for whose sake I abandon all these things, and count them as straw, that I may gain Christ,
Blessed shall you be when men shall revile and persecute you, and falsely charge you with all manner of evil for your attachment to me.
and ye shall be hated by all the world for professing my name: but he that perseveres unto the end, shall escape.
blessed are you, when men shall hate you, discard you, reproach you, and treat you as infamous, for your attachment to the son of man.
if you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world does hate you.
for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.
1 Peter 4:14
if you suffer indignities in the cause of Christ, you are happy: for the glorious spirit of God rests upon you.
3 John 1:7
for they set out upon account of the gospel, and refus'd to take any thing of the Gentiles.
but another part falling upon good soil, became fruitful, some grains yielding an hundred, some sixty, and some thirty.
but since you did not abandon me in my trials,