Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
Who shall separate us from the charity of Christ? shall tribulation or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?
Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you from their company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for the sake of the Son of man.
And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more, in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather glory in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
Therefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
For unto you it is granted regarding Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake,
And even if I am poured out as an offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials,
1 Peter 3:14
But also if ye suffer anything for righteousness' sake, blessed are ye; therefore, be not afraid of their terror neither be troubled,
1 Peter 4:16
But if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God on this behalf.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us;
For they verily for a few days chastened us as it seemed good unto them, but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.