Hebrews 12:3

3  “For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.”

1 Peter 3:14

14  “But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;”

1 Peter 3:16-17

16  “Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.”

17  “For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.”

1 Peter 4:12-14

12  “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

13  “But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.”

14  “If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.”

1 John 3:13

13  “Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.”

Matthew 5:10

10  “Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Luke 6:22

22  “Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake.”

John 15:18

18  “If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.”

Romans 12:17-21

17  “Recompense to no man evil for evil.” Provide things honest in the sight of all men.”

18  “If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.”

19  “Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.”

20  “Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.”

21  “Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.”

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

8  “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

9  “Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

10  “Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.”

11  “For we which live are always delivered unto death for Jesus’ sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.”

12  “So then death worketh in us, but life in you.”

2 Timothy 3:12

12  “Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.”


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