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Acts 14:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 There they strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, “It is through many persecutions that we must enter the kingdom of God.”

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2 Timothy 3:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Indeed, all who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

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John 16:33 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

33 I have said this to you, so that in me you may have peace. In the world you face persecution. But take courage; I have conquered the world!”

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1 Peter 5:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you.

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1 Thessalonians 3:2-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and we sent Timothy, our brother and co-worker for God in proclaiming[a] the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you for the sake of your faith, so that no one would be shaken by these persecutions. Indeed, you yourselves know that this is what we are destined for. In fact, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we were to suffer persecution; so it turned out, as you know.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Thessalonians 3:2 Gk lacks proclaiming
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Colossians 1:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 provided that you continue securely established and steadfast in the faith, without shifting from the hope promised by the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven. I, Paul, became a servant of this gospel.

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Romans 8:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ—if, in fact, we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him.

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Revelation 2:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Beware, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have affliction. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

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2 Peter 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.

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2 Timothy 1:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not be ashamed, then, of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God,

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Acts 11:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 When he came and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast devotion;

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Revelation 7:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 I said to him, “Sir, you are the one that knows.” Then he said to me, “These are they who have come out of the great ordeal; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

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Jude 20-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 But you, beloved, build yourselves up on your most holy faith; pray in the Holy Spirit; 21 keep yourselves in the love of God; look forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to[a] eternal life.

Footnotes:

  1. Jude 1:21 Gk Christ to
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2 Timothy 2:11-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 The saying is sure:

If we have died with him, we will also live with him;
12 if we endure, we will also reign with him;
if we deny him, he will also deny us;

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1 Thessalonians 3:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 And may he so strengthen your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

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1 Corinthians 1:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Acts 18:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 After spending some time there he departed and went from place to place through the region of Galatia[a] and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 18:23 Gk the Galatian region
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Acts 15:41 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

41 He went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches.

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Acts 15:32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, said much to encourage and strengthen the believers.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Acts 15:32 Gk brothers
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Acts 13:43 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

43 When the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who spoke to them and urged them to continue in the grace of God.

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John 15:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 Remember the word that I said to you, ‘Servants[a] are not greater than their master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.

Footnotes:

  1. John 15:20 Gk Slaves
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John 12:25-26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 Those who love their life lose it, and those who hate their life in this world will keep it for eternal life. 26 Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also. Whoever serves me, the Father will honor.

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Luke 24:26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 Was it not necessary that the Messiah[a] should suffer these things and then enter into his glory?”

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 24:26 Or the Christ
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