Jeremiah 20: 10-13
Jeremiah tries to keep the people faithful to God amidst an atmosphere of political intrigue and backstabbing. 

Romans 5: 12-15
Paul describes Jesus as a new Adam, founder of a new humanity. Where the first Adam brought sin and death into the world, the second Adam brings grace and life. 

Matthew 10: 26-33
True discipleship means speaking our fearlessly about Jesus and kingdom values.  Ultimately, the truth will be made known.