Christ's Disciples Will Suffer

Most Relevant Verses

1 Thessalonians 3:3

so that no one will be shaken by these persecutions. For you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.

1 Thessalonians 3:4

In fact, when we were with you, we told you previously that we were going to suffer persecution, and as you know, it happened.

Matthew 13:21

Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

Acts 20:23

except that in town after town the Holy Spirit testifies to me that chains and afflictions are waiting for me.

1 Thessalonians 3:7

Therefore, brothers, in all our distress and persecution, we were encouraged about you through your faith.

1 Peter 2:19

For it brings favor if, mindful of God’s will, someone endures grief from suffering unjustly.

1 Peter 4:15-17

None of you, however, should suffer as a murderer, a thief, an evildoer, or a meddler. But if anyone suffers as a “Christian,” he should not be ashamed but should glorify God in having that name. For the time has come for judgment to begin with God’s household, and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who disobey the gospel of God?

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