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 city, flee into another: for verily I tell you, ye shall not finish your commission through the cities of Israel, before the Son of man shall come.
or lands for my sake and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundred-fold: now in this time indeed, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands with persecutions; but in the world to come life everlasting.
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you, and reject you, and reproach you, and cast out your name as infamous on account of the Son of man.
But before all these things they will lay hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to synagogues, and prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake:
Remember what I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have observed my word, they will also observe yours.
So they took his advice, and having called for the apostles and scourged them, they charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
And Saul was well pleased with his execution. For at that time there was a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all dispersed through the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall affliction, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me that God hath as it were exhibited us the apostles last upon the stage as appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle to the world, and to angels and to men.
2 Corinthians 4:8
being afflicted on every side, but not oppressed; perplexed, but not in despair;
and are in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is a demonstration of ruin to them, but to you of salvation, and this from God.
2 Timothy 2:12
if we suffer, we shall also reign with Him: if we disown Him, He will also disown us.
2 Timothy 3:11
sufferings, which befel me at Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and how the Lord delivered me out of them all.
Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:
1 Peter 3:13
And who will hurt you, if ye be imitators of Him that is good?
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery trial coming upon you, which is to try you, as if some strange thing befel you:
1 John 3:12
and why did he slay him? because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
Fear none of the things which thou wilt suffer: behold the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall suffer affliction ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.