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Persecution
Psalms 11:5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
  Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
Matthew 5:43-45 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
  That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Matthew 10:16-20 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
  But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;
  And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.
  But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
  For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
Matthew 10:38-39 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
  He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.
Mark 10:28-31 Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.
  And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
  But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
  But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
Mark 13:9-13 But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.
  And the gospel must first be published among all nations.
  But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
  Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.
  And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
John 16:1-4 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.
  They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
  And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.
  But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.
Acts 12:1-4 Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.
  And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.
  And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)
  And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.
Romans 12:14 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

 

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