Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 22, 2001
Jesus Himself identifies with the persecuted church, and offers His grace and words of comfort.
Intro: The Persecuted Church
· A prominent national leader in the unregistered Protestant house church movement in China was executed Oct. 14, 1999 by firing squad.
· Chechen militants kidnapped a young Baptist deacon and are demanding that his church sell its building and use the money to