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Matthew 10:23
When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next; for truly, I say to you, you will not have gone through all the towns of Israel, before the Son of man comes.
Psalm 37:12
But the meek shall possess the land, and delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
Mark 10:30
who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.
Luke 6:22
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, on account of the Son of man!
Luke 21:12
But before all this they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.
John 15:20
Remember the word that I said to you, `A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.
Acts 5:40
So they took his advice, and when they had called in the apostles, they beat them and charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
Acts 8:1
And Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Sama'ria, except the apostles.
Romans 8:35-39
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Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
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As it is written, "For thy sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered."
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No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
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For I am sure that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
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nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
1 Corinthians 4:9-13
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For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men.
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We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honor, but we in disrepute.
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To the present hour we hunger and thirst, we are ill-clad and buffeted and homeless,
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and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;
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when slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become, and are now, as the refuse of the world, the offscouring of all things.
2 Corinthians 4:8-12
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We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair;
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persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
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always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies.
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For while we live we are always being given up to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.
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So death is at work in us, but life in you.
2 Corinthians 4:17-12
Philippians 1:28
and not frightened in anything by your opponents. This is a clear omen to them of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God.
2 Timothy 2:12
if we endure, we shall also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us;
2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, my sufferings, what befell me at Antioch, at Ico'nium, and at Lystra, what persecutions I endured; yet from them all the Lord rescued me.
James 1:2-5
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Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials,
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for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.
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And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
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If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all men generously and without reproaching, and it will be given him.
1 Peter 3:13
Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is right?
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you do suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,
1 Peter 4:12-16
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Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to prove you, as though something strange were happening to you.
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But rejoice in so far as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.
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If you are reproached for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.
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But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or a wrongdoer, or a mischief-maker;
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yet if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but under that name let him glorify God.
1 John 3:12
and not be like Cain who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.
Revelation 2:10
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.
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Matthew 5:3
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
2 Thessalonians 1:4-7
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Therefore we ourselves boast of you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which you are enduring.
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This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be made worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering--
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since indeed God deems it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
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and to grant rest with us to you who are afflicted, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in flaming fire,
James 1:12
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life which God has promised to those who love him.