Most Relevant Verses
As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
"Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.