Matthew 5:11-12, NIV: “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.”
Psalm 62:11-12, NKJV: God has spoken once, twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God. Also to You, O Lord, belongs mercy; for You render to each one according to his work.
Hebrews 12:14-16, AMP: Continually pursue peace with everyone, and the sanctification without which no one will [ever] see the Lord. See to it that no one falls short of God’s grace; that no root of resentment springs up and causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; and [see to it] that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
Acts 20:32, NIV: “Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritanceamong all those who are sanctified.”
2 Corinthians 4:15, NKJV: For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.