1 Peter 2:19-20; 1 Peter 4:14; 1 Peter 4:16; Matthew 5:10

19 For this is a gracious thing, when, xmindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But yif when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God.


14 cIf you are insulted dfor the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory1 and of God rests upon you.


16 Yet eif anyone suffers as a gChristian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God din that name.


10 fBlessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for utheirs is the kingdom of heaven.