PERSECUTION IN THE BIBLE

Matthew 5:10-12

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 5:44 

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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Persecution of Christians and Jews is mentioned in many places in the Bible. Some 200 verses are listed in the website Open Bible.

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