|©1/13/2001 Jim Welch
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Rejoice in suffering
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Rejoice in suffering, for there is no reward in Heaven for living a life
of ease and luxury.
Luke 6:22 Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.
24 But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
25 Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
26 Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.
They who suffer on behalf of the Lord have laid up for themselves exceedingly
great rewards and treasures in the everlasting and eternal Kingdom of Heaven.
Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
¶Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
When the Lord shall come, and indeed He shall come, He shall turn everything
upside down and the valleys shall be lifted up and the mountains shall be
Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:
The outcasts shall be made kings and kings and men of power in this earth
shall become outcasts, cast into outer darkness where there is much weeping
and gnashing of teeth.
The Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.
Matthew 8:11 And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.
12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
1 Peter 2:9
Blessed are the poor and woe unto the rich.
¶Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
Because when our Lord shall come, He shall come with both rewards and
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.