Persecution and harm resulting from persecution aren’t the same thing.
Let’s consider a question that might be asked in the following format (which is fairly typical for this sort of question):
If you are a Christian in a work camp in North Korea and you read the protection scriptures it might seem that they are not true.
Here’s an analogous question:
If you are a Christian hospitalized with a life-threatening desease and you read the healing scriptures it might seem that they are not true.