Tag Archives: persecution

Overcoming Divisions; May 2, 2019


Ephesians 2:19-20 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow-citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. Paul’s focus was … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; March 11, 2019


Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. I have always loved this story for its drama, but it’s not just a fun story for Sunday School, it also has … Continue reading

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Persecution; March 9, 2019


Acts 5:41-42 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name. Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good … Continue reading

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Positive Goals; November 28, 2018


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. The section ahead of this that talks about greed is very famous, but Paul very rightly changes gears in … Continue reading

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Evangelism; November 16, 2018


Colossians 4:5-6 Be wise in the way you act towards outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Paul didn’t say … Continue reading

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Lord Jesus; October 18, 2018


Galatians 1:10 Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ. Paul was … Continue reading

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Persecution; August 19, 2018


Acts 8:4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. This one sentence exposes why persecution has historically served to grow the Church. This proves that it wasn’t just the apostles who felt that “We cannot help … Continue reading

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