Most Relevant Verses
Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord’s name as an example of suffering and patience.
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They even killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become.
Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
“Rejoice in that day and leap for joy! Take note—your reward is great in heaven, for this is the way their ancestors used to treat the prophets.