Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But when they persecute you in one town, make your escape to another, for I tell you, you will not have gone through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man arrives.
but will receive now in this life a hundred times as much in homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and lands, though not without persecution??nd in the coming age eternal life.
"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.
But before all this, men will arrest you and persecute you, and hand you over to synagogues and prisons and have you brought before kings and governors on my account.
Remember what I said to you: No slave is greater than his master. If they have persecuted me they will persecute you too. If they have observed my teaching, they will observe yours too.
They were convinced by him, and they called the apostles in and had them flogged, and warned them not to speak about the name of Jesus, and then let them go.
And Saul entirely approved of his being put to death. A great persecution of the church in Jerusalem broke out that day, and they were all scattered over Judea and Samaria except the apostles.
Who can separate us from Christ's love? Can trouble or misfortune or persecution or hunger or destitution or danger or the sword?
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me, God has exhibited us apostles at the very end of the procession, like the men condemned to die in the arena. For we have become a spectacle to the whole universe, angels as well as men.
2 Corinthians 4:8
I am hard pressed on every side, but never cut off: perplexed, but not driven to despair;
Never for a moment falter before your opponents, for your fearlessness will be a sure sign for them of their coming destruction, but to you it will be an omen, from God himself, of your deliverance.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will reign with him! If we disown him, he will also disown us!
2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, my sufferings??he things that happened to me at Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra, the persecutions I endured; yet the Lord brought me safely out of them all.
You must find the greatest joy, my brothers, in being involved in various trials,
1 Peter 3:13
And who is there that can hurt you if you are eager to do what is right?
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,
1 John 3:12
We must not be like Cain who was a child of the evil one, and butchered his brother. And why did he butcher him? Because his own actions were wicked and his brother's upright.
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.