Posts Categorized: Persecution

Psalm 46:1 – Our Refuge and Strength

In recent days I’ve become aware of and quite concerned about certain things that are happening.  As I write this (July 25, 2021) there are reports from all sides that indicate significant troubles coming this fall.  In my Awaken Bible Prophecy Update last week July 21, I reported on significant natural disasters that were occurring…

Tribulation Rising: Seal Judgments

Tribulation Rising: Seal Judgments – The Coming Apocalypse When the wrath of the Lamb falls upon this world, what will those days be like in the 7-year Tribulation– this more horrible of all times? These gritty stories reflecting the Seal Judgments opened in the Book of Revelation will intrigue you. This period will be more…

Acts 23:12 – Made A Plot

The Apostle Paul had his share of hostility directed at him.  Wherever he went preaching the Word of God and proclaiming Jesus Christ as Lord, there were inevitably some (or many!) who took offense at what he said.  Paul was the poster boy for what Jesus declared about Himself and the Gospel in Luke 12:51:…

Acts 20:30 – Men Speaking Twisted Things

In our reading of the psalms, we come to two inescapable conclusions.  The first is that David had many enemies.  The second is that he placed his entire faith and trust in the Lord to deliver him from his foes.  An issue we have to ponder, however, is whether David was exaggerating as to the…

Acts 18:17 – They Beat Him

Those who hate God and His Word often resort to violence to maintain their sense of moral superiority. David wrote about such men. Paul and those with him who spoke the truth of the Gospel encountered them. They are a gathering force today. We who know the Lord are an ever-increasing minority. David described such…

Psalm 7:14 – The Wicked Man Conceives Evil

Some days when we read God’s Word, He gives us a principle, then provides an example – all this in two very different texts, yet orchestrated for our benefit. King David often wrote of evil men, their folly, and their ultimate destination far from God.  Through the wisdom God blessed David with, he gave us…

Acts 13:11 – Mist and Darkness Fell Upon Him

If you’ve read the book of Revelation, one of the questions that may have come to mind is: How do the persecutors know certain people have turned to Christ? There are three sets of martyrs in Revelation. What is it that points to these new believers, i.e. those who have come to the Lord following…

Awaken Prophecy Class 6-30-21 Salus Next Prophecies ch 11-13

We’re studying The Next Prophecies by Bill Salus: Chapter 11: Is Islam the Harlot World Religion? Chapter 12: Do Death & Hades Kill the Fifth Seal Saints Chapter 13: The Two Killing Crusades That Martyr Christians After the Rapture Reading for next week 7/7/21: Chapters 14-15   The Next Prophecies: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GSH3L7C/