It is easy
Matthew 11:28-30 View context
Come unto me, all [ye] that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
For my yoke [is] easy, and my burden is light.
It is not easy
John 16:33 View context
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
2 Timothy 3:12 View context
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
Hebrews 12:6 View context
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
Hebrews 12:8 View context
But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.