He said to them, "Elijah indeed comes first, and restores all things. How is it written about the Son of Man, that he should suffer many things and be despised?
Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf,
And being found in human form, he humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, yes, the death of the cross.
that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death;
For you, brothers, became imitators of the assemblies of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus; for you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews;
For most assuredly, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction, even as it happened, and you know.
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.
But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.