1 Peter 4:12-14 NIV

Suffering for Being a Christian

12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

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

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14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

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