Hebrews 12:2-4 NIV

2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

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God Disciplines His Children

4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.

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