Reviled for the name of Christ

1 Peter 4:14 (NASB)  If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

"It is preferable to have the whole world against thee, than Jesus offended with thee." -- Thomas à Kempis (c. 1380-1471)

Edythe Draper, Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, 468-469.

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