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Theasaurus: Suffering

69 Bible Verses about Suffering

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2 Timothy 2:9

For preaching the Good News I suffer, and am even put in chains, as if I were a criminal: yet the word of God is not imprisoned.

1 Peter 4:1

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--

1 Peter 4:16

If, however, any one suffers because he is a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God for being permitted to bear that name.

1 Peter 2:19

For it is an acceptable thing with God, if, from a sense of duty to Him, a man patiently submits to wrong, when treated unjustly.

Galatians 3:4

Have you endured such sufferings to no purpose--if indeed it has been to no purpose?

1 Peter 1:11

They were eager to know the time which the Spirit of Christ within them kept indicating, or the characteristics of that time, when they solemnly made known beforehand the sufferings that were to come upon Christ and the glories which would follow.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

For these are a plain token of God's righteous judgement, which has in view your being deemed worthy of admission to God's Kingdom, for the sake of which, indeed, you are sufferers.

2 Corinthians 11:19

Wise as you yourselves are, you find pleasure in tolerating fools.

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

Acts 5:41

They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME.

Hebrews 5:8

Although He was God's Son, yet He learned obedience from the sufferings which He endured;

Matthew 11:12

But from the time of John the Baptist till now, the Kingdom of the Heavens has been suffering violent assault, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

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Christ » Sake, for his » Suffering

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

Curiosity » The levite looked with indifferent curiosity upon the man who was » Suffering

Luke 10:32

In like manner a Levite also came to the place, and seeing him passed by on the other side.

For Christ's sake » Suffering

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

for Jesus' sake » Suffering

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

Suffering » For Christ

1 Peter 4:13-14

On the contrary, in the degree that you share in the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice, so that at the unveiling of His glory you may also rejoice with triumphant gladness. You are to be envied, if you are being reproached for bearing the name of Christ; for in that case the Spirit of glory-- even the Spirit of God--is resting upon you.

Suffering » Those that suffer for jesus Christ

Romans 8:14-17

For those who are led by God's Spirit are, all of them, God's sons. You have not for the second time acquired the consciousness of being--a consciousness which fills you with terror. But you have acquired a deep inward conviction of having been adopted as sons--a conviction which prompts us to cry aloud, "Abba! our Father!" The Spirit Himself bears witness, along with our own spirits, to the fact that we are children of God; read more.
and if children, then heirs too--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ; if indeed we are sharers in Christ's sufferings, in order that we may also be sharers in His glory.

1 Peter 4:1

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--

2 Corinthians 1:5

For just as we have more than our share of suffering for the Christ, so also through the Christ we have more than our share of comfort.

2 Timothy 2:10-12

For this reason I endure all things for the sake of God's own people; so that they also may obtain salvation--even the salvation which is in Christ Jesus--and with it eternal glory. Faithful is the saying: "If we died with Him, we shall also live with Him; "If we patiently endure pain, we shall also share His Kingship; "If we disown Him, He will also disown us;

Revelation 2:8-10

"To the minister of the Church at Smyrna write as follows: "'This is what the First and the Last says--He who died and has returned to life. Your sufferings I know, and your poverty--but you are rich--and the evil name given you by those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but are Satan's synagogue. Dismiss your fears concerning all that you are about to suffer. I tell you that the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison that you may be put to the test, and for ten days you will have to endure persecution. Be faithful to the End, even if you have to die, and then I will give you the victor's Wreath of Life.

Suffering » Who shall suffer persecution

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

God, it seems to me, has exhibited us Apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; for we have come to be a spectacle to all creation--alike to angels and to men. We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. You are in high repute: we are outcasts. To this very moment we endure both hunger and thirst, with scanty clothing and many a blow. read more.
Homes we have none. Wearily we toil, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we bear it patiently; when slandered, we try to conciliate. We have come to be regarded as the mere dirt and filth of the world--the refuse of the universe, even to this hour.

1 Peter 5:8-10

Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour. Withstand him, firm in your faith; knowing that your brethren in other parts of the world are passing through just the same experiences. And God, the giver of all grace, who has called you to share His eternal glory, through Christ, after you have suffered for a short time, will Himself make you perfect, firm, and strong.

Suffering » Vicarious

Romans 9:3

For I could pray to be accursed from Christ on behalf of my brethren, my human kinsfolk--for such the Israelites are.

Suffering » Suffering for jesus Christ

1 Peter 4:1

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--

Suffering » Why God’s people suffer

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

Unceasing thanks are due from us to God on your behalf, brethren. They are appropriate because your faith is growing greatly, and the love of every one of you for all the others goes on increasing. It so increases that we ourselves make honourable mention of you among the Churches of God because of your patience and faith amid all your persecutions and amid the afflictions which you are enduring. For these are a plain token of God's righteous judgement, which has in view your being deemed worthy of admission to God's Kingdom, for the sake of which, indeed, you are sufferers.

Suffering » Walking with longsuffering

Ephesians 4:1-3

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received-- with all lowliness of mind and unselfishness, and with patience, bearing with one another lovingly, and earnestly striving to maintain, in the uniting bond of peace, the unity given by the Spirit.

Suffering » The sufferings of this present time

Romans 8:18-23

Why, what we now suffer I count as nothing in comparison with the glory which is soon to be manifested in us. For all creation, gazing eagerly as if with outstretched neck, is waiting and longing to see the manifestation of the sons of God. For the Creation fell into subjection to failure and unreality (not of its own choice, but by the will of Him who so subjected it) read more.
Yet there was always the hope that at last the Creation itself would also be set free from the thraldom of decay so as to enjoy the liberty that will attend the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole of Creation is groaning together in the pains of childbirth until this hour. And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.

Suffering » Instance of » Goliath for the philistines

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

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

Suffering for righteousness' sake » For Christ's sake some trials believers may be called upon to endure » Suffering

Acts 9:16

For I will let him know the great sufferings which he must pass through for My sake."

Topics on Suffering

Suffering For The Gospel

Mark 8:35

For whoever is bent on securing his life will lose it, but he who loses his life for my sake, and for the sake of the Good News, will secure it.

Suffering From Foreigners

Acts 21:11

When he arrived he took Paul's loincloth, and bound his own feet and arms with it, and said, "Thus says the Holy Spirit, 'So will the Jews in Jerusalem bind the owner of this loincloth, and will hand him over to the Gentiles.'"

Suffering, Causes Of

John 9:1-3

As He passed by, He saw a man who had been blind from his birth.

Suffering, Encouragements In

Luke 18:6-7

And the Lord said, "Hear those words of the unjust judge.

Suffering, Of Jesus Christ

Luke 24:25-26

"O dull-witted men," He replied, "with minds so slow to believe all that the Prophets have spoken!

Suffering, Of The Innocent

John 9:2-3

So His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned--this man or his parents--that he was born blind?"