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  • Persecution

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 3, 2022
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    John Stott has pointed out that “persecution is simply the clash between two irreconcilable value-systems.” That clash is what we are seeing now, and it is ultimately between those who believe, trust, and love the God of the Bible and those who do not. The changes afoot today represent a more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 10, 2008
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    Blessed Are The Persecuted Matthew 5:10-12 says, "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2008
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    BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED Matt 5.10-12 "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." On June 17, 2004, when Sister Jiang Zongxiu went to the market in Guizhou Province, China, she thought it would be just another day. Along with her more

  • Real Persecution

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 27, 2008
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    REAL PERSECUTION There's a cartoon that puts persecution in perspective. In the four panels, we see people praying--first a New Testament Christian: "Lord, give me the courage to face this accusing mob." Then a Reformation Christian: "Lord, help me declare Your truth despite the cost." A 20th more

  • Olonga's Persecution

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 9, 2011
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    OLONGA'S PERSECUTION Henry Olonga tells of when he was first selected for the Zimbabwean cricket B-Team. They were touring South Africa and staying in a luxurious Johannesburg Hotel. At that time they had to share a hotel room with a teammate and he was sharing with a more famous, white, senior more

  • Growth In Persecution  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 18, 2011
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    GROWTH IN PERSECUTION I remember feeling torn and confused when Simon Guillebaud in Burundi, Central Africa reported violence against him and Christians there. In his email he said we are not asking for protection. We know that violence and threats will come. What we ask for is boldness to preach more

  • Prayer Of The Persecuted

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 24, 2011
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    PRAYER OF THE PERSECUTED Author Eugene Peterson says in Reversed Thunder, "While conflicts raged between good and evil, prayers went up from devout bands of 1st c. Christians all over the Roman empire. Massive engines of persecution and scorn were ranged against them. They had neither weapons more

  • Persecution In Nigeria

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 9, 2011

    PERSECUTION IN NIGERIA Muslim extremists carried out new attacks on villages in Nigeria’s Plateau state in September, killing more than 100 Christians, including entire families, according to Compass Direct News. On Sept. 10, 2011, Muslim extremists stormed Vwang Fwil village at 3 a.m., killing more

  • Persecuted For Faithfulness

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Aug 5, 2018

    Many of our sisters and brothers are persecuted even in our own time. Voice of the Martyrs reports, for example, the experience of a young man named Philip, who lives in Laos. Philip walked two hours to another village to hear the gospel. Just three weeks after he returned home as a new believer, more

  • Being Persecuted

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Feb 12, 2023

    As we live our Christian lives there are a lot of questions that are related to the Christian Life that don't really fall into life and death categories. Questions like: what's your favorite version of the bible? How can I be a better group member? Or the BIG ALL-IMPORTANT QUESTION: if a more

  • Facts About Persecution Of Christians

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Aug 17, 2020

    FACTS ABOUT PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS: * More Christians were martyred in the 20th century than in all other centuries combined. * Currently over 200 million Christians are being persecuted worldwide. * 70 percent of the world's population lives in a religiously intolerant environment. * Every more

  • Against The Persecution Of A Tyrant The Godly ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 7, 2006

    "Against the persecution of a tyrant the godly have no remedy but more

  • Persecution Of Christians Continues In Many ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 6 ratings

    Persecution of Christians Continues in Many Nations About 45 million, or two-thirds of all Christian martyrs in the history of the church, actually died in the twentieth century, according to a new book, The New Persecuted: Inquiries into Anti-Christian Intolerance in the New Century of Martyrs by more

  • During The Time Of The Persecution Of Christians ...  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    During the time of the persecution of Christians in Rome there was an incident that forever changed the heart of one senator. He had gathered together all of his servants who were known to be Christians and had them arrested and sent to the Coliseum to be killed. Seated in the Senator’s place of more

  • Persecution In Uganda, Story Of Kefa ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 1, 2009

    Persecution in Uganda, Story of Kefa Sempangi Kefa Sempangi (whose story is told in the book A Distant Grief, Regal Books) was a national pastor in Africa and barely escaped with his family from brutal oppression and terror in his home country of Uganda. They made their way to Philadelphia, where more

  • Christians Still Persecuted

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 22, 2011

    CHRISTIANS STILL PERSECUTED * Last year (July 2009), Catherina Cenzon-DeCarlo, a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City was told that she would help a doctor perform an abortion or be fired. Even though the hospital knew it was against her Christian values. * In September of 2009 at Pace more

  • Persecution Means Hope

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 24, 2011

    PERSECUTION MEANS HOPE Genuinely persecuted Christians see judgment on their persecutors as a sign of hope. There is a story of Polish slave laborers working in munitions factories for Germany toward the end of WWII being bombed by allied planes. Some were killed, more were wounded. And yet more

  • Persecution Of Baptists In The Colonies

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 24, 2011

    PERSECUTION OF BAPTISTS IN THE COLONIES Throughout their long history as a people of faith, Baptists have consistently opposed any diminution of the rights of the individual to seek and to pursue their own faith, or for each person to decide to be without faith if that is the choice. Though more

  • Standing Up For Persecuted Christians

    Contributed by John Crowe on Oct 28, 2015

    Michael Horowitz is a Jewish attorney in Washington, D.C. who has done more for persecuted Christians than almost any Christian I know. He recently wrote to me that from his long experience with efforts to help rescue persecuted Christians, his sad experience is that U. S. Christian leaders are more

  • Preaching, Power And Persecution

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Jul 19, 2022
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    John Hus: 1369-1415 John Hus of Prague was burned at the stake at age 46. His crime was an uncompromising preaching of the gospel and calling for church reform in pre-reformation Europe. His Sunday pulpit was the Bethlehem Chapel adjacent to the University of Prague. Czech nobles had built the more