Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
nor height nor depth nor any creature shall be able to separate us from the charity of God, which is in Christ, Jesus our Lord.
But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon those that fear him, and his righteousness unto the children's children,
The LORD has appeared of old unto me, saying, I have loved thee with an eternal love: therefore, I have put up with thee with mercy.
and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall anyone pluck them out of my hand.
Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren, beloved of the Lord, because God has from the beginning chosen you to saving health through the sanctification of the Spirit and faith in the truth,
and from Jesus, the Christ, who is the faithful witness and the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his own blood
and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.
And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience;
Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
And fear not those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and into prisons, being brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.
These things I have spoken unto you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to remain in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that prisons and tribulations await me.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us;
2 Corinthians 6:4
But in all things showing ourselves as the ministers of God in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,
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 Timothy 1:12
For which cause I also suffer these things; nevertheless, I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first answer no one stood with me, but all men forsook me: let it not be imputed unto them.
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials,
1 Peter 1:5
who are kept in the virtue of God by faith, to attain unto the saving health which is made ready to be manifested in the last time.
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,
And I said unto him, lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are those who came out of great tribulation and have washed their long robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.