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And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company , and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as one beside himself) I more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths oft.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he hath said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Wherefore I ask that ye may not faint at my tribulations for you, which are your glory.
because to you it hath been granted in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer in his behalf:
Yea, and if I am offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all:
Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations;
1 Peter 3:14
But even if ye should suffer for righteousness'sake, blessed are ye: and fear not their fear, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 4:16
but if a man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;
For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed good to them; but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness.