1 Peter 4:12-19 ESV

Suffering as a Christian

12 Beloved, do not be surprised at 1the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

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13 But rejoice 2insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad 3when his glory is revealed.

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14 4If you are insulted 5for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glorya and of God rests upon you.

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    • l 4:14 - Some manuscripts insert and of power
      15 But 6let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or 7as a meddler.

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      16 Yet 8if anyone suffers as a 9Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God 10in that name.

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          17 For it is time for judgment 11to begin at the household of God; and 12if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who 13do not obey the gospel of God?

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          18 And 14"If the righteous is scarcely saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?"b

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            • m 4:18 - Greek where will the ungodly and sinner appear?
              19 Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will 15entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

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