James 1:1-4 (NKJV)
"James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. Profiting from Trials
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing."
John 15:20 (NKJV)
"Remember the word that I said to you; A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you."
2 Timothy 3:12 (NKJV)
"Who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution."
Hebrews 11:6 (NKJV)
"But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him."
1 Peter 5:10 (NKJV)
"But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you."
Philippians 1:6 (NKJV)
"Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ."