Posts Tagged: Persecution

Revelation 3:11 – Hold Fast

The churches of Revelation have always intrigued me. Let’s take a brief tour of these churches to see how the Lord might view them in this final period before He returns.

Government Intervention – A Short Story

As a cautionary tale, I wrote this short story as part of a writing challenge with Faithwriters.com and released it on May 12, 2014.  Given where we are in the world today seven years later (October 1, 2021), I thought it might be instructive to publish this here on my blog.  At the conclusion of…

2 Corinthians 1:9 – The Sentence of Death

If you look around and think the world has gone nuts, you’re probably right.  As we near the end of history as we know it, with the soon-coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, the veil of deception has overshadowed the vision of most of secular society.  The very thing that Jesus warned about is occurring. …

1 Corinthians 16:9 – And There Are Many Adversaries

The preaching of the Gospel always brings opposition, even strife.  What is Good News to some is anathema to many.  For all those who are broken and in great need of the Word of God, there are also those who want nothing to do with the ways of the Lord.  Paul in 1 Corinthians 16:9…

Job 19:29 – Wrath Brings Punishment

In the midst of Job’s travails, he said many profound things.  He was suffering from Satan unleashing an ungodly amount of hardship upon him, and he rightly had trouble dealing with it.  He asked God why He was punishing him on one hand; then on the other he professed confidence that the Lord was just…