In these verses (Matthew 10:24-28), the LORD Jesus is saying that it is unhealthy for us to take relationships with people more seriously than our relationship with God. The apostle John talks about those who rejected the LORD Jesus in his day saying: "For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God"
Romans 15: ”4 For all the things that were written beforehand were written for our instruction, so that through our endurance and through the comfort from the Scriptures we might have hope. thelordismylightandmysalvation.tumblr.com
But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength. 2 Timothy 4:17 When we feel like we have nothing left to fight, 2 Timothy 4:17 tells us that He will stand with us an give us strength. No matter how bad it seems He will never leave our side. He will see us through and give us the strength we need to keep standing. #thelordstoodwithme
"But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth." ~ 2 Timothy 4:17 (NIV)