Afflictions, In Christian Living

Most Relevant Verses

Mark 4:17

but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.

1 Thessalonians 3:3

so that no one would be shaken by these persecutions, for which you are aware that we were destined.

2 Timothy 3:11

and how I was persecuted and suffered in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the Messiah's love? Can trouble, distress, persecution, hunger, nakedness, danger, or a violent death do this? As it is written, "For your sake we are being put to death all day long. We are thought of as sheep headed for slaughter." In all these things we are triumphantly victorious due to the one who loved us. read more.
For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor anything above, nor anything below, nor anything else in all creation can separate us from the love of God that is ours in union with the Messiah Jesus, our Lord.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7

As a result, we rejoice about you among God's churches about your endurance and faith through all the persecutions and afflictions you are experiencing. This is evidence of God's righteous judgment and is intended to make you worthy of God's kingdom, for which you are suffering. Certainly it is right for God to pay back those who afflict you with affliction, read more.
and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels

1 Peter 4:13-14

Instead, because you are participating in the sufferings of the Messiah, keep on rejoicing, so that you may be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed. If you are insulted because of the name of the Messiah, you are blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God is resting on you.

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