Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you. Matthew 5:11-12 KJV
Popular opinion, so called, in this age of political correctness and “progressive” (secular isms) makes for a fairly hostile environment for the Christian and Jew alike.
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Ephesians 6:13 KJV
There is a hell to shun and a heaven to gain. Eternal life in heaven’s glories holds countless rewards for those who unwaveringly stand in the midst of persecution.
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Hebrews 11:6 KJV