Suffering For Christ's Sake

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Acts 5:41

So they went out from the presence of the council (Sanhedrin), rejoicing that they were being counted worthy [dignified by the indignity] to suffer shame and be exposed to disgrace for [the sake of] His name.

Acts 9:16

For I will make clear to him how much he will be afflicted and must endure and suffer for My name's sake.

Romans 8:36

Even as it is written, For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long; we are regarded and counted as sheep for the slaughter.

2 Corinthians 1:7

And our hope for you [our joyful and confident expectation of good for you] is ever unwavering (assured and unshaken); for we know that just as you share and are partners in [our] sufferings and calamities, you also share and are partners in [our] comfort (consolation and encouragement).

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they [ministering] servants of Christ (the Messiah)? I am talking like one beside himself, [but] I am more, with far more extensive and abundant labors, with far more imprisonments, [beaten] with countless stripes, and frequently [at the point of] death.

Philippians 3:10

[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [ which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope]

Hebrews 11:25

Because he preferred to share the oppression [suffer the hardships] and bear the shame of the people of God rather than to have the fleeting enjoyment of a sinful life.

James 5:10

[As] an example of suffering and ill-treatment together with patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord [as His messengers].

1 Peter 2:20

[After all] what kind of glory [is there in it] if, when you do wrong and are punished for it, you take it patiently? But if you bear patiently with suffering [which results] when you do right and that is undeserved, it is acceptable and pleasing to God.

1 Peter 3:14

But even in case you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, [you are] blessed (happy, to be envied). Do not dread or be afraid of their threats, nor be disturbed [by their opposition].

1 Peter 4:16

But if [one is ill-treated and suffers] as a Christian [which he is contemptuously called], let him not be ashamed, but give glory to God that he is [deemed worthy to suffer] in this name.

Matthew 5:11

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of your outward conditions) are you when people revile you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things against you falsely on My account.

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are [looked upon as] fools on account of Christ and for His sake, but you are [supposedly] so amazingly wise and prudent in Christ! We are weak, but you are [so very] strong! You are highly esteemed, but we are in disrepute and contempt!

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are constantly [experiencing] being handed over to death for Jesus' sake, that the [ resurrection] life of Jesus also may be evidenced through our flesh which is liable to death.

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

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Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » death

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are constantly [experiencing] being handed over to death for Jesus' sake, that the [ resurrection] life of Jesus also may be evidenced through our flesh which is liable to death.

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Loss of reputation

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are [looked upon as] fools on account of Christ and for His sake, but you are [supposedly] so amazingly wise and prudent in Christ! We are weak, but you are [so very] strong! You are highly esteemed, but we are in disrepute and contempt!

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Renunciation of worldly treasures

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Loss of life

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Hatred

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Persecution

Matthew 5:11

Blessed (happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of your outward conditions) are you when people revile you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things against you falsely on My account.

Suffering for Christ's sake » Some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Suffering

Acts 9:16

For I will make clear to him how much he will be afflicted and must endure and suffer for My name's sake.