New Living Translation
So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you.
King James Bible
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore also let them who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.
World English Bible
Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.
Young's Literal Translation
so that also those suffering according to the will of god, as to a stedfast Creator, let them commit their own souls in good doing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:19 Let them that suffer according to the will of God - Both for a good cause, and in a right spirit. Commit to him their souls - (Whatever becomes of the body) as a sacred depositum. In well doing - Be this your care, to do and suffer well: He will take care of the rest. As unto a faithful Creator - In whose truth, love, and power, ye may safely trust.
LibraryA Nickname Accepted
'The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch' --ACTS xi. 26. Nations and parties, both political and religious, very often call themselves by one name, and are known to the outside world by another. These outside names are generally given in contempt; and yet they sometimes manage to hit the very centre of the characteristics of the people on whom they are bestowed, and so by degrees get to be adopted by them, and worn as an honour. So it has been with the name 'Christian.' It was given …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Of Avoiding of Curious Inquiry into the Life of Another
Some Other Writers of the New Testament
John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
1 Peter 3:17
Remember, it is better to suffer for doing good, if that is what God wants, than to suffer for doing wrong!
1 Peter 3:20
those who disobeyed God long ago when God waited patiently while Noah was building his boat. Only eight people were saved from drowning in that terrible flood.
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