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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 thy works and tribulation and poverty (but thou are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
And I said to him, My lord, thou know. And he said to me, These are those coming out of the great tribulation, and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
These things I have spoken to you, so that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation. But cheer up, I have overcome the world.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that it was necessary for us to enter into the kingdom of God through many tribulations.
And if children, also heirs, heirs indeed of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer jointly, so that we may also be glorified jointly.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think God has exhibited us the apostles least, as men sentenced to die, because we became a spectacle to the world, both to heavenly agents and to men.
Just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good-news, you all being partners with me of the grace.
Nevertheless ye did well having shared with my affliction.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord nor of me his prisoner, but suffer together with the good-news according to the power of God.
2 Timothy 2:3
Thou therefore endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Because thou keep the word of my perseverance, I also will keep thee from the hour of trial that is going to come upon the whole inhabited world, to try those who dwell upon the earth.
If any man keeps in captivity, he goes. If any man kills with a sword, he must be killed with a sword. Here is the perseverance and the faith of the sanctified.
Here is the perseverance of the sanctified. Here are those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--
And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait through patience.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
So as for us ourselves to have pride in you in the congregations of God, for your perseverance and faith in all your persecutions and in the tribulations that ye endure,
2 Thessalonians 3:5
And may the Lord direct your hearts for the love of God, and for the steadfastness of the Christ.
For ye have need of perseverance, so that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, until it receives the early and latter rain.
For the word
who testified the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ, as many things as he saw.
And when he opened the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been killed because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of the Lamb that they held.
And when they have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the abyss will make war with them, and he will overcome them and kill them.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony. And they loved not their life to the point of death.
And I fell down before his feet to worship him. And he says to me, See thou not. I am a fellow bondman of thee and thy brothers, those who have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God, for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophe
In your perseverance ye gain your souls.