23 Bible Verses about Suffering For Christ's Sake
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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.
and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
and our hope for you is firmly grounded, knowing that as you are sharers of our sufferings, so also you are sharers of our comfort.
Are they servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;
If we endure, we will also reign with Him;
If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,
As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
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,
After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
“Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
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.
He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are distinguished, but we are without honor.
For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake.
Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
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