He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life because of me will find it.
Because to you it was granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,
Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but LORD delivers him out of them all.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or restriction, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
And if I dole out all things possessed by me, and if I deliver my body so that I may be burned, and have not love, I benefit nothing.
And he humbled thee, and allowed thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knew not, neither did thy fathers know, that he might make thee know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proce
Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise thou the chastening of the Almighty.
Because, as the sufferings of the Christ abound to us, so also our encouragement abounds through the Christ.
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
Therefore of Christ having suffered in flesh for us, arm ye yourselves also with the same mentality, because he who has suffered in flesh has ceased from sin,
For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps.
And may the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus (after suffering a little while) himself thoroughly prepare you. He will establish, strengthen, and provide a foundation.
Having therefore experienced the help from God, I stand to this day solemnly declaring both to small and great, saying nothing apart from what both the prophets and Moses said was going to happen,
that the suffering Christ, since first from a resurrection of the dead, is going to proclaim light to our people and to the nations.
Bear the burdens of each other, and so fulfill the law of the Christ.
to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the participation of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,
Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows. Yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
He was despised, and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And as him from whom men hide their face he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
And having stripped him, they put a scarlet robe on him.
And having woven a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And having knelt down before him, they ridiculed him, saying, Hail, king of the Jews!
And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,
and perseverance, character, and character, hope.
Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all encouragement,
who encourages us in all our affliction, in order for us to be able to encourage those in every affliction, through the encouragement of which we ourselves are encouraged by God.
Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped.
And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.
And having lifted up his eyes in Hades, being in torments, he sees Abraham from afar and Lazarus by his bosom.
And having cried out, he said, Father Abraham, be merciful to me, and send Lazarus, so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame.
For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time are not comparable to the glory that is going to be revealed for us.
And he who does not take his cross and follow behind me, is not worthy of me.