Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or restriction, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
Blessed are ye, when men will hate you, and when they will exclude you, and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, because of the Son of man.
Indeed therefore they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were considered worthy to be treated shamefully for the name of Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they helpers of Christ? (I speak as being mad) I more: in toils, more abundantly; in stripes, countless; in prisons, more frequently; in deaths often.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my power is made fully perfect in weakness. More gladly therefore I will boast in my weaknesses, so that the power of the Christ may reside in me.
Therefore I ask that ye not become discouraged at my tribulations on your behalf, which is your glory.
Because to you it was granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,
Yet even if I am poured out a libation upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
Consider it all joy, my brothers, when ye encounter various trials,
1 Peter 3:14
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
1 Peter 4:16
But if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this regard.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
For those men indeed for a few days chastened us according to that which seemed good to them, but he for that which is advantageous, in order to be partakers of his holiness.