Archive for 'Persecution'

Giving Witness

Luke 21: 12-19 Dn 5:1-6,13-14,16-17,23-28 / Dn 3 This will result in your giving testimony to them. – (Luke 21:13) Be prepared for “persecution” When we are called to testify To the Good News of salvation, By which our Lord we glorify. (Jesus said to His disciples,) “Before all this happens, they will lay hands […]

Blessings and Persecutions

Mark 10: 28-31 Sir 35: 1-12 / Psa 50 … no one who has left … (everything) for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time (everything) with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life. (Mark 10:29-30) Lord, help us give to You our best […]

Persecution

Matthew 10: 16-23 Hos 14: 2-10 / Ps 51: 3-4, 8-9. 12-14, 17 You will be given at that moment what you are to say; for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. (Matthew 10:19-20) It’s not for glory or men’s praise We struggle to proclaim God’s […]

Perseverance in Persecution

Luke 21: 12-19 Dn 5:1-6,13-17,23-28 / Dn 3 This will be a time for you to bear witnesses to them. (Luke 21:13) Reflect on Jesus’ crucifixion, It will fortify our faithfulness; And prepare us for persecution When called to be His witnesses. (Jesus continued), “But before all this, they will lay hands on you and […]

Persecution

Matthew 10: 16-23 Hos 14: 2-10 / Ps 51: 3-4, 8-9. 12-14, 17 You will be given at that moment what you are to say; for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. (Matthew 10:19-20) It’s for His glory and His praise That we proclaim the Word […]

The World’s Hatred

John 15:18-21 Acts 16:1-10 / Ps 100 . . . because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you. (John 15:19) In ignorance, hatred will thrive, But not where the Word of God prevails; Love is alive when all men strive To spread […]