Matthew 5:12; Matthew 6:8; Matthew 8:29; Matthew 11:10; Matthew 24:38
Rejoice , and be exceeding glad : for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
And, behold , they cried out , saying , What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?
For this is he, of whom it is written , Behold , I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking , marrying and giving in marriage , until the day that Noe entered into the ark,