18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are [a]harsh. 19 For this finds favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a person endures [b]grief when suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.
Christ Is Our Example
21 For you have been called for this purpose, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you would follow in His steps,