1007. If you suffer for Christ’s sake, rejoice – daily bible verse
If you suffer for Christ’s sake, rejoice – 1 Peter 4:9
1 Peter 4:9
9 Use hospitality (be hospitable: uttering complaints in a low voice, grumbling, complaining) one to another without grudging.
10 As every man hath received the gift, even so minister
the same (it) one to another (among yourselves), as good stewards of the manifold (changeful and various) grace (free undeserved favor) of God.
11 If any man speak, let him speak as (in harmony with) the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
12 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
14 If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men’s matters.
16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
18 And if the righteous scarcely (with labor, with pains, with difficulty) be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
19 Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
If you suffer for Christ’s sake, rejoice