Thursday, January 31, 2008

WHAT IF YOU ARE PERSECUTED BY OTHERS?

Key Verse: ST MATTHEW 5:10 Blessed [are] they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Other Verses:
DEUTERONOMY 20:4 For the LORD your God [is] he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
DEUTERONOMY 28:7 The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.
DEUTERONOMY 33:12 [And] of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; [and the LORD] shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.
JOSHUA 23:10 One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he [it is] that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.
1ST SAMUEL 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
JOB 8:20-21 Behold, God will not cast away a perfect [man], neither will he help the evil doers: Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with rejoicing.
PSALMS 5:11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
PSALMS 23:5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
PSALMS 55:22 Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
PSALMS 103:6 The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.
PSALMS 146:8 The LORD openeth [the eyes of] the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
PROVERBS 20:22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil; [but] wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
PROVERBS 25:21-22 If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.
ZEPHANIAH 3:17 The LORD thy God in the midst of thee [is] mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
ST MATTHEW 5:5 Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
ST MATTHEW 5:44-45 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
ST MATTHEW 10:39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.
ST LUKE 6:37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
ST JOHN 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
2ND CORINTHIANS 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
2ND CORINTHIANS 4:8-9 [We are] troubled on every side, yet not distressed; [we are] perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
2ND TIMOTHY 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with [him]: if we deny [him], he also will deny us:
1ST PETER 4:12-14 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: 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. 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.

GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME...

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