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And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience;
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials,
1 Peter 4:13
but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of the afflictions of the Christ, so that also in the revelation of his glory, ye may rejoice in triumph.
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon son of Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, even to them that believe on his name,
No one can come to me unless the Father who has sent me draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day.
and in him all that believe are justified from all the things from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
And when they were come and had gathered the congregation together, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.
For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God,
buried together with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who has raised him from the dead.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.