Bible: 1 Peter 4:12-17

4:12 Dear friends, do not be astonished 1  that a trial by fire is occurring among you, 2  as though something strange were happening to you. 4:13 But rejoice in the degree that you have shared in the sufferings of Christ, so that when his glory is revealed 3  you may also rejoice and be glad. 4  4:14 If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory, 5  who is the Spirit of God, 6  rests 7  on you. 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer or thief or criminal or as a troublemaker. 8  4:16 But if you suffer as a Christian, 9  do not be ashamed, but glorify 10  God that you bear such a name. 11  4:17 For it is time for judgment to begin, starting with the house 12  of God. And if it starts with us, what will be the fate 13  of those who are disobedient to the gospel of God?

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