Posts Tagged 'persecution'

From Persecuting to Preaching

June 21st, 2019

From Persecuting to Preaching

Galatians 1:13-16 (KJB) For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews’ religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: 14 And profited in the Jews’ religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. 15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace, 16 ...

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Awestruck by His Word

July 14th, 2018

Awestruck by His Word

Psalm 119:161 (KJB) SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

It is a sad fact today that many hearts have failed to stand in awe of the power and presence of God, or His Word.  Today we are spiritually privileged to have the entire sacred inspired recordings of God to hold in our hand.  In ancient times a man could only reflect upon words of God ...

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Opposition Can Wear a Man Down but It Shouldn’t Do Him In

June 26th, 2018

Opposition Can Wear a Man Down but It Shouldn’t Do Him In

Hebrews 12:3 (KJB) For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.

All of us have faced moments of great opposition and endured an onslaught of persecution can become faint and weary.  Facing such hate and dissension can emotionally, spiritually, and physically drain any man.

It is especially true when facing rough spiritual times that we need to ...

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Identifying with Christ is Not for Spiritual Wimps

May 5th, 2018

Identifying with Christ is Not for Spiritual Wimps

1 Peter 4:12-14 (KJB) Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: 13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. 14 If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and ...

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No Favor with God

March 23rd, 2018

No Favor with God

Matthew 5:44-45 (KJB) But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

God does not favor ...

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It Will Be Worth It All!

November 26th, 2017

It Will Be Worth It All!

Romans 8:36-37 (KJB) As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. 37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

A man or woman of God who is living a life of unselfish service to God expects to face persecution and trouble in this world.  In fact, God told is to expect to ...

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The Case is Closed!

November 15th, 2017

The Case is Closed!

Romans 8:33 (KJB) Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.

Harsh accusations fly with a vengeance in this world.  Certainly, those who profess to personally know Christ are common targets for finger pointing and condemnation by satan and his band of dark minions.  He loves to poke, pester, and persecute any person who claims to have a fellowship with Christ.  He tries to rattle their thinking and ...

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Persecution Surges Against Truth

May 5th, 2017

Persecution Surges Against Truth

Acts 13:50-51 (KJB)   But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.  51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.

Paul was intimately familiar with persecution.  He faced tough circumstances while upholding the name of Jesus Christ again and again.  It was inspired by God to ...

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Calvary – The Contempt and Poison of Politics

Calvary – The Contempt and Poison of Politics

 

Luke 23:34 (KJB)   Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

Jesus Christ supernaturally rose above the hatred and evil division rampant on this earth through the power of God to both express and extend His unconditional love, mercy, and grace available for all mankind.

The natural man is filled with contempt and hatred for the Truth of God.  His ...

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Living for God in a Politically Correct World

Living for God in a “Politically Correct” World

This world is highly charged and ready to pounce upon individuals or entities who dare to hold dear to their heart godly biblical principles.  The dark minions of the god of this world especially enjoy harassing and hounding persons who desire to follow the absolute authority of God in the midst of this fault finding and a corruptively divisive evil world.

But we should not be surprised.  God pared the circumstances at work in ...

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