30 Bible Verses about Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
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You, however, be self-controlled in all things, endure hardship, do an evangelist's work, fulfill your ministry.
Take your share of suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."
For it has been granted to you not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him,
And whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Then Jesus called the crowd, along with his disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Whoever does not carry his own cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
Then he said to them all, "If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me.
so that no one would be shaken by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.
For in fact when we were with you, we were telling you in advance that we would suffer affliction, and so it has happened, as you well know.
So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, a prisoner for his sake, but by God's power accept your share of suffering for the gospel.
If one member suffers, everyone suffers with it. If a member is honored, all rejoice with it.
But he has no root in himself and does not endure; when trouble or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he falls away.
"Then they will hand you over to be persecuted and will kill you. You will be hated by all the nations because of my name.
except that the Holy Spirit warns me in town after town that imprisonment and persecutions are waiting for me.
So in all our distress and affliction, we were reassured about you, brothers and sisters, through your faith.
This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.
For this finds God's favor, if because of conscience toward God someone endures hardships in suffering unjustly.
But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.
For it is better to suffer for doing good, if God wills it, than for doing evil.
But let none of you suffer as a murderer or thief or criminal or as a troublemaker. But if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but glorify God that you bear such a name. For it is time for judgment to begin, starting with the house of God. And if it starts with us, what will be the fate of those who are disobedient to the gospel of God?
So then let those who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator as they do good.
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
For what credit is it if you sin and are mistreated and endure it? But if you do good and suffer and so endure, this finds favor with God.
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
But as God's servants, we have commended ourselves in every way, with great endurance, in persecutions, in difficulties, in distresses,
We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;
For our momentary, light suffering is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison
And our hope for you is steadfast because we know that as you share in our sufferings, so also you will share in our comfort.
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