Jesus is always with you, even when you are persecuted.

Jesus is always with you, even when you are persecuted.

“I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.” (Dan 3:25)

“because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps” (1Pet 2:21)

“Then the Lord said, I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.” (Acts 9:5)

“In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the Angel of His Presence saved them; in His love and in His pity He redeemed them” (Isa 63:9)

“Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.” (Matt 5:11)

“and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you” (Matt 5:44)

“When they persecute you in this city, flee to another. For assuredly, I say to you, you will not have gone through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.” (Matt 10:23)

“But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and rulers for My name’s sake.” (Lk 21:12)

“If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.” (Jn 15:20)

“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.” (Rom 12:14)

“For He Himself has said, I will never leave you nor forsake you. So we may boldly say: The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” (Heb 13:5,6)

“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.” (1Pet 4:12-13)

Reading: Dan 3-5; 1Thes 4