10 Bible Verses Tells Christians to Embrace Sufferings

1. But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. --Job 23:10

2. It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees. --Psalms 119:71

3. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. --Matthew 5:10-12

4. His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" "Neither this man nor his parents sinned," said Jesus, "but This happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life. --John 9:2-3

5. Who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows. --2nd Corinthians 1:4-5

6. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. --2nd Corinthians 4:17

7. For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him, since you are going through the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I still have. --Philippian 1:29-30

8. Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. --Hebrews 2:18

9. Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. --James 1:2-4

10. If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. --1st Peter 4:14-16