Darlene Zschech Quotes (Author of Extravagant Worship)
Persecution, Nature Of
In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised. Their horde of faces moves forward. They collect captives like sand. I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth. The appearance of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle; and on their heads appeared to be crowns like gold, and their faces were like the faces of men.
If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. John Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. Hebrews Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man!
What does the Bible say about? Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.