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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 art rich), and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
And I said unto him, lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are those who came out of great tribulation and have washed their long robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
These things I have spoken unto you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to remain in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.
Even as it is right for me to think this of you all because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are joint partakers of my grace.
Notwithstanding ye have done well, that ye did communicate with my tribulation.
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore be not thou ashamed to give testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel by the power of God,
2 Timothy 2:3
Thou, therefore, work hard as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the entire world, to try those that dwell upon the earth.
He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
Here is the patience of the saints; here are those that keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;
And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience;
But if we wait for that which we do not see, with patience we wait for it.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
so that we ourselves glory in you in the congregations of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure and
2 Thessalonians 3:5
And the Lord make your hearts upright in the charity of God and in the hope of the Christ.
for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain.
For the word
who bore witness of the word of God and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those that had been slain because of the word of God and for the testimony which they held:
And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them and shall overcome them and kill them.
And they have overcome him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
In your patience ye shall possess your souls.