1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brothers, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus…
One who was persecuted in Queen Mary's time wrote thus, "A poor prisoner for Christ! What is this for a poor worm! Such honour have not all His saints. Both the degrees I took in the university have not set me so high as the honour of becoming a prisoner of the Lord."
Parallel VersesKJV: For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: