Tag Archives: persecution

How We Treat the Bible; July 4, 2019


Deuteronomy 11:18-19 Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when … Continue reading

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Persecution; June 7, 2019


2 Timothy 3:12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. In the West, the minute we taste persecution we tend to think, “I didn’t sign up for this.” Yes, we did, … Continue reading

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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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