Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Whenever they persecute you in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
Evil men plot against the godly and viciously attack them.
who will not receive in this age a hundred times as much -- homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, fields, all with persecutions -- and in the age to come, eternal life.
"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil on account of the Son of Man!
But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you, handing you over to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and governors because of my name.
Remember what I told you, 'A slave is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they obeyed my word, they will obey yours too.
and they summoned the apostles and had them beaten. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus and released them.
And Saul agreed completely with killing. Now on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were forced to scatter throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to die, because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to people.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;
and by not being intimidated in any way by your opponents. This is a sign of their destruction, but of your salvation -- a sign which is from God.
2 Timothy 2:12
If we endure, we will also reign with him. If we deny him, he will also deny us.
2 Timothy 3:11
as well as the persecutions and sufferings that happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, and in Lystra. I endured these persecutions and the Lord delivered me from them all.
My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials,
1 Peter 3:13
For who is going to harm you if you are devoted to what is good?
1 Peter 4:12
Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.
1 John 3:12
not like Cain who was of the evil one and brutally murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his deeds were evil, but his brother's were righteous.
Do not be afraid of the things you are about to suffer. The devil is about to have some of you thrown into prison so you may be tested, and you will experience suffering for ten days. Remain faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown that is life itself.