27 Bible Verses about Suffering for the Gospel, Suffering for Christ’s Sake, Suffering for the Sake of Christ.

27 Bible Verses about Suffering for the Gospel, Suffering for Christ’s Sake, Suffering for the Sake of Christ. See also: What does the Bible say about Suffering?

Find below 27 Inspirational, Encouraging, Motivational & Powerful Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Suffering for the Gospel. May God’s name be glorified in all of us, Amen.

As Christians, God will sometimes allow us to suffer for the sake of the gospel, i.e. suffer for the sake of Christ. When this happens to us, we should not be surprised or feel like something strange is happening to us. Instead, we must rely on God for strength and trust that he will see us through.
Related: Confident Trust in God Brings Great Reward ; God will give you the strength to endure

Key Verse: Remember, Jesus has overcome!
John 16:33, NKJV These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.

1 Peter 4:12, NLT Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. See also: 12 Bible Verses about Being Tested

1 Peter 4:13, NIV But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:14, NIV If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. (Blessed Are You When You Are Insulted!)

1 Peter 4:15-16, NLT If you suffer, however, it must not be for murder, stealing, making trouble, or prying into other people’s affairs. But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name!

Acts 5:41, NLT The apostles left the high council rejoicing that God had counted them worthy to suffer disgrace for the name of Jesus.

Romans 8:16-17, NASB The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

Acts 9:16, NASB for I will show him how much he must suffer for My name’s sake.

Romans 8:35, NLT Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?

Romans 8:36-37, NIV As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Romans 8:38-39, NLT And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow–not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below–indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Matthew 5:11-12, ESV Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


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