As we live out the mission which God has given us, what do we do when we are persecuted for our faith? In Exodus 5, we see how the Israelites are persecuted because of the message of God. From their story, we will learn the right way and the wrong way to handle persecution.
The power that human governments have over us were given to them by God. But what happens if these authorities pressure us to obey laws that are contrary to God's law? In the beginning of this new series on the Book of Exodus, we meet two women who face this dilemma and we will learn how they overcame it.
After hearing of the tragedy that happened on May 26th, the Lord stirred my heart to write this poem. This poem, I dedicate to those who stand firm in their faith in the Lord of Lords and the King of Kings: Why does the world hate your people, To your children, why Lord do they suffer … Continue reading For the Fallen in Christ
Salvation is a word that is thrown around a lot in Christian circles. However what does really entail and how does one know they are saved. This is the beginning of a series of discussions about salvation according to the words written by the Apostle Peter in his two letters which will be posted every weekend.
The scars that we endure in this life is the hardening of our souls. Steeling our hearts for the challenges that are to come. Those who call themselves members of the Body of Christ are in the process of being molded into the image of Jesus. I compare this to the making of a strong … Continue reading Scars
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. 2 Timothy 1:12 (King James Version) The suffering the believers in the early Church had … Continue reading Investing in Our Spiritual Future
When you read about the heroes of faith and how they suffered much but still held on to their faith, have you ever wondered what compelled to suffer so much? We will examine the verse from 2 Corinthians and identify their motivations to endure.
What made it possible for those champions of faith mentioned in the Bible to stay strong in their faith even to the point of death? What about us; are we willing to follow in their footsteps? Let us learn from Scripture the element we need to be brave for Christ.
What do you do when the gets tough? Our response to hardship should be in a way that brings honor to our God. Let's examine the story of Joseph and see what he did when the going got rough.