Phil 1:29 – “For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;”
What a privilege!!! We not only have the privilege of believing on Christ but God has also given us the awesome privilege of suffering for Him. Think on that a little while.
Read back through the book of Acts and see how the Apostles reacted to suffering for Christ sake. THEY REJOICED!!! Have you ever suffered, even in a small way, because of your faith? If so how did you react? Did you rejoice?