Philippians 1:29
Good News Translation
For you have been given the privilege of serving Christ, not only by believing in him, but also by suffering for him.

New Revised Standard Version
For he has graciously granted you the privilege not only of believing in Christ, but of suffering for him as well—

Contemporary English Version
and he has blessed you. Not only do you have faith in Christ, but you suffer for him.

New American Bible
For to you has been granted, for the sake of Christ, not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:

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For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:

it is.

Acts 5:41 And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

Romans 5:3 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:

1 Peter 4:13 But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.


Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answering said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.

John 1:12,13 But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name. . . .

John 6:44,45 No man can come to me, except the Father, who hath sent me, draw him. And I will raise him up in the last day. . . .

Acts 13:39 In him every one that believeth is justified.

Acts 14:27 And when they were come and had assembled the church, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves, for it is the gift of God.

Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism: in whom also you are risen again by the faith of the operation of God who hath raised him up from the dead.

James 1:17,18 Every best gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration. . . .

Worthy of the Gospel
28And in nothing be ye terrified by the adversaries: which to them is a cause of perdition, but to you of salvation, and this from God. 29For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him: 30Having the same conflict as that which you have seen in me and now have heard of me.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:11
Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:

Matthew 5:12
Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.

Acts 14:22
Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Philippians 1:28
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