Friday, November 21, 2014
Persecution and Boldly Proclaiming the Gospel
By God’s grace, not all believers face harsh legal or physical persecution for their faith. Many of us don’t live under the threat of being beaten or hauled into court for preaching the gospel. But there are many places around the globe right now where that is the daily reality for believers. And as the world grows more hostile to the truth of Scripture, we can expect those kinds of persecution to become more commonplace.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Persecution and Submission
Is persecution good for the church? We’ve seen the blessings and fruit of persecution for individual believers—that it proves the quality of our faith and directs our focus to eternity. But what about the church?
Monday, November 17, 2014
Heaven's Perspective on Persecution
“If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you” (John 15:18). With those words Jesus comforted His disciples. His followers would not be alone in their suffering; they would partake in what He had already endured. It’s a comfort that points to the certainty of persecution for everyone who follows Christ.
Anxious for Nothing (Softcover)