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I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
said to him, “My lord, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
strengthening the souls of
the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “ Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”
and if children,
heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men
condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Nevertheless, you have done well to
share with me in my affliction.
2 Timothy 1:8
do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:3
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
If anyone is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed. Here is the perseverance and the faith of the saints.
the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
to those who by
perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
therefore, we ourselves
speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord
direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness of Christ.
For you have need of
endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
Therefore be patient,
brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.
For the word
who testified to
the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw
underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;
When they have finished their testimony,
the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.
overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
By your endurance you will gain your lives.