For it is better, if it is God's will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.
Cross ReferencesActs 18:21
But as he left, he said, "I will come back to you again if God is willing." And he set sail from Ephesus.
1 Peter 1:6
In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in various trials,
1 Peter 2:15
For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorance of foolish men.
1 Peter 2:20
How is it to your credit if you are beaten for doing wrong and you endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.
1 Peter 4:15
Indeed, none of you should suffer as a murderer or thief or wrongdoer, or even as a meddler.
1 Peter 4:19
So then, those who suffer according to God's will should entrust their souls to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.
Chapter Outline1. He teaches the duty of wives and husbands to each other;
8. exhorting all men to unity and love;
14. and to suffer persecution.
19. He declares also the benefits of Christ toward the old world.
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