New Living Translation
For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him.
King James Bible
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
Darby Bible Translation
because to you has been given, as regards Christ, not only the believing on him but the suffering for him also,
World English Bible
Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf,
Young's Literal Translation
because to you it was granted, on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also on behalf of him to suffer;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:29 For to you it is given - As a special token of God's love, and of your being in the way of salvation.
LibraryA Strait Betwixt Two
'To me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: 24. Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. 25. And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith.'--PHIL. i. 21-25. A preacher may well shrink from such a text. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Citizens of Heaven
A Comprehensive Prayer
The Good Man's Life and Death
"God blesses you when people mock you and persecute you and lie about you and say all sorts of evil things against you because you are my followers.
Be happy about it! Be very glad! For a great reward awaits you in heaven. And remember, the ancient prophets were persecuted in the same way.
where they strengthened the believers. They encouraged them to continue in the faith, reminding them that we must suffer many hardships to enter the Kingdom of God.
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Jump to NextAccount Behalf Believe Believing Cause Christ Christ's Faith Granted Pain Privilege Regards Sake Suffer Suffering Undergo
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