Reasons Why The World Hates Christians
Most Relevant Verses
and you will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the one who endures to the end--this one will be saved.
Adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wants to be a friend of the world makes [himself] an enemy of God.
"Then they will hand you over to persecution and will kill you, and you will be hated by all the nations because of my name.
More numerous than the hairs of my head are [those] hating me without a cause. [Those who are] destroying me--my enemies wrongfully-- are mighty. What I did not steal, I then must restore.
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greediness, malice, full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malevolence. [They are] gossipers, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boasters, contrivers of evil, disobedient to parents,
But [this happened] so that the word that is written in their law would be fulfilled, 'They hated me without a reason.'
And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me. Rejoice and be glad, because your reward [is] great in heaven, for in the [same] way they persecuted the prophets before you.