Heb 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Heb 2:11 For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
1Th 3:3 That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.
1Th 3:4 For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
2Co 4:6 …..to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
“If I cannot see Thy face and live, then let me see Thy face and die.” – John Wesley
Col. 1:24 “…for His body’s sake, which is the church.”