1 Peter 4:12-19

Suffering as a Christian

12Beloved, do not be surprised at athe fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13But rejoice binsofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad cwhen his glory is revealed. 14 dIf you are insulted efor the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory
Some manuscripts insert and of power
and of God rests upon you.
15But glet none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or has a meddler. 16Yet iif anyone suffers as a jChristian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God kin that name. 17For it is time for judgment lto begin at the household of God; and mif it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who ndo not obey the gospel of God? 18And

oIf the righteous is scarcely saved,
what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”
Greek where will the ungodly and sinner appear?

19Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will qentrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

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