Tag Archives: persecution

Love; July 24, 2018


John 13:34-35 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” I quoted … Continue reading

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Children of Light; July 5, 2018


John 3:20 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.” I was reading a couple of articles just yesterday about the active hatred of Christianity in … Continue reading

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Hidden Christians; June 10, 2018


Mark 13:13 “All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Having just been on Ikitsuki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, this sounds very real indeed. Ikitsuki is noted for “Hidden Christians,” … Continue reading

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God’s Land; March 6, 2018


Ezekiel 36:11 “I will increase the number of men and animals upon you, and they will be fruitful and become numerous. I will settle people on you as in the past and will make you prosper more than before. Then … Continue reading

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May 17, 2017


Joshua 2:8-9 Before the spies lay down for the night, she went up on the roof and said to them, “I know that the Lord has given this land to you and that a great fear of you has fallen … Continue reading

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January 15, 2017


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. This is a very succinct but potent blessing/prayer. The more we know and grasp God’s love, the more we will be lifted out of the … Continue reading

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September 11, 2016


Lamentations 3:51 What I see brings grief to my soul because of all the women of my city. Jeremiah spoke many strong words against the people of Judah, to the point that the word, “jeremiad,” has entered the English language. … Continue reading

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