The grace that gladdens the heart

Acts 11.20-23 And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus. And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.  Then tidings of...

The Testimony Of Jesus

With the opening of the fifth seal in Revelation 6:9-11, we read about the intense persecution and martyrdom that the faithful in Christ Jesus will suffer. During this seven year time period, multitudes of people are going to come to the saving knowledge of The Lord...

Beyond Ourselves

In Romans 12:9-13 we are challenged to put our faith into action within our own body of believers. In Romans 12:14-21 we are exhorted to take our faith outside the walls of the church and apply it towards our enemies and those who persecute us. It doesn’t take too...

Persecution For Righteousness’ Sake

The church of Smyrna was told by the risen Lord Jesus that it would face an intense time of persecution, but not to be afraid (Revelation 2:10). Put yourself in that sanctuary that morning when the messenger of the church stood before them to make the morning...

The Right Perspective

“And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many water and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, ‘Allelujah! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!’ ” The young body of saints in Thessalonica had endured severe persecution because of...