1 Peter 3:14-15
t But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. u "And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled."
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always v be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the w hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
Do not say, 'A conspiracy,' Concerning all that this people call a conspiracy, Nor be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.
I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, And will not be ashamed.
That having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.