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Perhaps an analogy will best clarify this. As Christians we may be compared with a reservoir for producing electrical power, like one of those you see...
• Since the death of Jesus Christ, 2000 years ago, 43 million Christians have become martyrs • Over 50% of these were in the last century alone • Mo...
Dwight L. Moody also says it well, “Happiness is caused by things that happen around me, and circumstances will mar it; but joy flows right on through...
THE 40 MARTYRS "History knows them as the forty martyrs of Sebaste. They were soldiers in the famed Twelfth Legion of Rome’s imperial army, around...
John Stott – “Peter would prepare the church, not simply to endure persecution, but to find in persecution an opportunity for witness.”...
Contributor: Bill Lyle
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:1-3:1
AMERICANS: FLABBY FAITH A dozen or so years ago, a Romanian pastor came to visit the church I belonged to. He had gotten to know my pastor, John Va...
• Every single apostle experienced persecution: 1 John died of old age exiled on the island of Patmos. 2 Peter was crucified upside down under Nero....
Scripture: John 20:11-20:31
Few men of this century have understood better the inevitability of suffering than Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He seems never to have wavered in his Christi...
Blessed Are The Persecuted Matthew 5:10-12 says, "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of...
Scripture: Matthew 5:10-5:12
The Church is expanding. 12 disciple grew to 120 in a upper room followed by Peters sermon 3000 believed, shortly after 5000 were add then came persec...