Suffering as a Christian

12 Beloved, do not be surprised at (A)the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice (B)insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad (C)when his glory is revealed. 14 (D)If you are insulted (E)for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory[a] and of God rests upon you.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 4:14 Some manuscripts insert and of power

16 Yet (A)if anyone suffers as a (B)Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God (C)in that name.

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