Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they departed from the presence of the council rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer disgrace for his name.
And not only so, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation worketh patience,
Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:
1 Peter 4:13
but rejoice in that ye are partakers in the sufferings of Christ; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may also rejoice with exceeding joy.
And Jesus replied and said unto him, Blessed art thou Simon son of Jonas, for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
But as many as received Him, to them granted He the privilege to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name;
No one can come to me, unless the Father, who hath sent me, draw him, and I will raise him up at the last day.
and by Him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they related what God had done by them, and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
For by grace ye are saved, through faith: and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God: not by works, that no one may boast:
being buried with Him in baptism, wherein also ye are raised together with Him, through faith in the power of God, who raised Him from the dead.
and every perfect gift, but no evil one, is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, nor shadow of turning: