Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
"And, when they persecute you in this city, flee into the next; for verily I say to you, ye will in no wise finish the cities of Israel, till the Son of Man come!
but he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the age to come, eternal life.
"Happy are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from themselves, and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
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.
Remember the word which I spake to you, 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
And to him they assented; and calling the apostles to them, beating them, they charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go,
And Saul was approving of his death. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the countries of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or perils or sword?
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God did set forth us the apostles last, as doomed to death; because we became a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.
2 Corinthians 4:8
being pressed on every side, yet not cooped up; perplexed, yet not despairing;
and in nothing terrified by the adversaries; which, indeed, to them is a token of destruction, but of your salvation, and this from God;
2 Timothy 2:12
if we endure, we shall also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us;
2 Timothy 3:11
persecutions, sufferings; what manner of things happened to me in Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord delivered me.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall in with manifold temptations;
1 Peter 3:13
And who is he that will harm you, if ye become zealous for that which is good?
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery-test taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened to you;
1 John 3:12
not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And wherefore did he slay him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
Fear not the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the Devil is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.