Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Peter 5:9 in English Standard Version "Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world." Ac 14:22 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. Col 2:5 For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. 1Th 3:3 that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this. 2Ti 3:12 Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, Jas 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.