Peter began to say to him, "See, m we have left everything and followed you."
Jesus said, "Truly, I say to you, n there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and o for the gospel,
who will not receive a hundredfold p now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, q with persecutions, and in r the age to come eternal life.
But s many who are first will be last, and the last first."
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
And immediately they left their nets and followed him.
And immediately he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants and followed him.
Immediately they left their nets and followed him.
Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.
If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
2 Corinthians 12:10
For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring.
2 Timothy 3:11 - 12
My persecutions and sufferings that happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, and at Lystra - which persecutions I endured; yet from them all the Lord rescued me.
Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.
Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.
Far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
But those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage.
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.