Confessing Christ

Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven – Matthew 10:32

If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me – Luke 9:23

If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you – John 15:18

But Peter and the other apostles answered and said: We ought to obey God rather than men…So they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name – Acts 5:29, 41

Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution – 2 Timothy 3:12

“Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this matter” – 1 Peter 4:16