Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
And I have said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are those who come out of the great tribulation; and they washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
These things have I spoken to you, that in Me ye may have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world."
confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the Kingdom of God.
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or perils or sword?
rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; persevering in prayer;
1 Thessalonians 3:4
For even when we were with you, we told you beforehand, "We are about to suffer tribulation"; even as also it came to pass, and ye know.
2 Thessalonians 1:6
since it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to those who cause you tribulation;
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me; because He anointed Me to publish good tidings to the poor; He hath sent Me to proclaim release to captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send away the crushed in freedom.
And He, lifting up His eyes on His disciples, said, "Happy, ye poor; because yours is the Kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 8:2
that, in much trial of tribulation, the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
And many other things they said against Him, reviling Him.
and, punishing them often throughout all the synagogues, I was compelling them to blaspheme; and, being exceedingly enraged against them, I was persecuting them even unto foreign cities.
1 Timothy 1:13
though formerly I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious; but I obtained mercy, because I, being ignorant, did it in unbelief;
But, if you are called a Jew, and are resting upon the law, and are boasting in God,
But it is not as though the word of God has failed: for they are not all Israel, who are of Israel;
Behold, I give those of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie??ehold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I loved you.