Tag Archives: persecution

Grace Will Get You Crucified?

They come out of the woodwork when you write of it. They challenge; some accuse. There is a great fear of this unconditional grace God gives… Revisiting the dinner party scene of Luke 7, think for a moment about the … Continue reading

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Open Doors USA releases its world ranking of persecution by country – North Korea still #1, Mali newcomer to list #7

Originally posted on agnus dei – english + romanian blog:
Information and watch list from  the non denominational group http://www.OpenDoorsUSA.org.  Rankings released  January 8,2013 North Korea – For the eleventh year running, this is the most difficult place on earth to be a…

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Fear in the Face of Adversity

If there’s one thing that is reasonably easy to do for the student of God’s Word, it is to assume a false pretense of the man Paul and his ministry. So often, such as in the letter to the Philippians, we … Continue reading

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Dear World, Please Hate Me

Francis Chan, in his book ‘Crazy Love,’ speaking to Christians warns, “Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.” This week, our pastor asked that we consider John’s explanation of why Cain murdered his brother Abel. “…because his … Continue reading

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Name It… and Claim It!

Paul teaches us that in Christ, God has given us everything! So what are we waiting for? Go ahead… name it, then confidently claim it! It’s yours! Read it for yourself. God didn’t spare His own Son, and therefore will … Continue reading

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