"Suffering" References (partial)
Psalms 44:22 Suffering
Yet for your sake we are killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.
Psalms 119:67 Suffering
67 Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word.
Psalms 119:71-72 Suffering
71 It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes.
Psalms 119:75 Suffering
75 I know, O LORD, that your rules are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
Matthew 10:25 Suffering
25 It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household.
Mark 8:34-38 Suffering
34 And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
John 9:1-3 Suffering
1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.
Acts 12:2 Suffering
2 He killed James the brother of John with the sword, 3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also.
Acts 14:22 Suffering
22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
Romans 5:1-6 Suffering
1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. 6 For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
Romans 8:18 Suffering
18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
2 Corinthians 1:8-9 Suffering
8 For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself.
2 Corinthians 2:15-18 Suffering
15 For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.
Colossians 1:24 Suffering
24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, This doesn't mean that there is any lack in what Jesus accomplished.
2 Timothy 1:8-10 Suffering
8 Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,
James 5:12 Suffering
12 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promosed to those who love him.
James 5:7 Suffering
7 Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord.
James 5:10 Suffering
10 As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
James 5:13 Suffering
13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray.
1 Peter 1:6 Suffering
6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:15-21 Suffering
15 For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. 16 Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. 17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor. 18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. 19 For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. 21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.
1 Peter 3:17 Suffering
17 For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil.
1 Peter 4:19 Suffering
Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souns to a faithful Creator while doing good.
1 Peter 5:8 Suffering
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9 Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. 10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. 11 To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Revelation 6:10-11 Suffering
10 They cried out with a loud voice, “O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”