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2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boast is this, the testimony of our conscience that we have behaved in the world, and still more toward you, with holiness and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God.
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way.
1 Timothy 3:16
Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of our religion: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
1 Timothy 6:3
If any one teaches otherwise and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching which accords with godliness,
Titus 1:1
Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to further the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth which accords with godliness,
Titus 2:12
training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world,
2 Peter 3:11
Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of persons ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness,
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Joshua 17:14
And the tribe of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, "Why have you given me but one lot and one portion as an inheritance, although I am a numerous people, since hitherto the LORD has blessed me?"
Psalm 37:12-15
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But the meek shall possess the land, and delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
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The wicked plots against the righteous, and gnashes his teeth at him;
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but the LORD laughs at the wicked, for he sees that his day is coming.
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The wicked draw the sword and bend their bows, to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those who walk uprightly;
Matthew 5:10-12
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"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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"Blessed are you when men revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
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Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so men persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Matthew 10:22-25
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and you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.
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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.
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"A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master;
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it is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Be-el'zebul, how much more will they malign those of his household.
Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Matthew 23:34
that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechari'ah the son of Barachi'ah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
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 14:26
"If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
Luke 14:27
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
John 15:19-21
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If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
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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.
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But all this they will do to you on my account, because they do not know him who sent me.
John 16:2
They will put you out of the synagogues; indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God.
John 16:33
I have said this to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world."
John 17:14
I have given them thy word; and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
Acts 14:22
strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 15:19
If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all men most to be pitied.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no one be moved by these afflictions. You yourselves know that this is to be our lot.
1 Thessalonians 3:4
For when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we were to suffer affliction; just as it has come to pass, and as you know.
Hebrews 11:32-38
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And what more shall I say? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets--
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who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, received promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
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quenched raging fire, escaped the edge of the sword, won strength out of weakness, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.
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Women received their dead by resurrection. Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, that they might rise again to a better life.
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Others suffered mocking and scourging, and even chains and imprisonment.
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They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were killed with the sword; they went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, ill-treated--
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of whom the world was not worthy-- wandering over deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.
1 Peter 2:20
For what credit is it, if when you do wrong and are beaten for it you take it patiently? But if when you do right and suffer for it you take it patiently, you have God's approval.
1 Peter 2:21
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.
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 Peter 5:9
Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experience of suffering is required of your brotherhood throughout the world.
1 Peter 5:10
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, establish, and strengthen you.
Revelation 1:9
I John, your brother, who share with you in Jesus the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance, was on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Revelation 1:10
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet
Revelation 7:14
I said to him, "Sir, you know." And he said to me, "These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Revelation 12:4
His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven, and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to bear a child, that he might devour her child when she brought it forth;
Revelation 12:7-10
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Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought,
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but they were defeated and there was no longer any place for them in heaven.
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And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world--he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
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And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, "Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.