Persecution, Attitudes To
Most Relevant Verses
"You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.
But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world.
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord.
and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.
And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.
He delivered me from my strong enemy, And from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.
The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,
'Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.
teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
For I hope in You, O LORD; You will answer, O Lord my God.
But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation My God will hear me.
now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."
"Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
"I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever.
'I will overthrow the thrones of kingdoms and destroy the power of the kingdoms of the nations; and I will overthrow the chariots and their riders, and the horses and their riders will go down, everyone by the sword of another.'
For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.
'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Then one of the elders answered, saying to me, "These who are clothed in the white robes, who are they, and where have they come from?"
"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
I gave My back to those who strike Me, And My cheeks to those who pluck out the beard; I did not cover My face from humiliation and spitting.
He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He did not open His mouth; Like a lamb that is led to slaughter, And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, So He did not open His mouth.
Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
Wishing to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.
But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed AND DO NOT FEAR THEIR INTIMIDATION, AND DO NOT BE TROUBLED,
but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation.
- Attitudes (1 instance)