Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are ye when they revile you, and persecute you, and say every evil word, being deceitful against you because of me.
But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
having chosen rather to be mistreated with the people of God, than to have the pleasure of sin temporarily.
1 Peter 1:6
In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,