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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? pressure, or perplexity, or expulsion, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Happy they driven out for justice: for their's is the kingdom of the heavens.
Happy are ye, when men hate you, and when they separate you, and reproach, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
Truly therefore they went rejoicing from the face of the council, that for his name they were deemed worthy to be dishonoured.
2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they Christ's servants? (I speak being light-headed) I above; in toils more abundant, in blows more excessively, in watchings more abundantly, in deaths often.
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said to me, My grace suffices thee: for my power is perfected in weakness. Therefore very willingly will I boast rather in my weaknesses, that Christ's power may lodge upon me.
Wherefore I desire not to lose courage in my pressures for you, which is your glory.
For upon you was it conferred as a favor for Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him;
But if also I am poured out upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice together with you all.
Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials;
1 Peter 3:14
But if ye also suffer for justice, happy are ye: be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 4:16
And if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him praise God in this portion.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For the present moment the lightness of our pressure works to us an eternal weight of glory, as eminence upon eminence;
For they truly for a few days, according as it seemed to them, corrected; but he for profit, in order to partake in his holiness.