Category Archives: persecution

miserable means

Galatians 6:17-18 (JDV) Galatians 6:17 From now on, let no one cause me trouble, because I am bearing on my body the marks of Jesus. Galatians 6:18 Brothers, the favor of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your breath. Amen. … Continue reading

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When their hour comes

John 16:1-4 Joh 16:1 “I have spoken these things to you to keep you from getting tripped up. Joh 16:2 They will ban you from the synagogues. In fact, an hour is coming when anyone who kills you will think … Continue reading

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Incongruous love

John 15:19-21 Joh 15:19 If you were of the world, the world would care about you as its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have selected you out of it, the world hates you. Joh … Continue reading

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Our two destinies

John 15:16-18 Joh 15:16 You did not select me, but I selected you. I destined you to leave and produce fruit and that your fruit should stay, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give … Continue reading

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Identifying with Jesus — good or bad

John 13:18-20 Joh 13:18 “It is not about all of you that I am saying this; I know those whom I have chosen. But it is so the Scripture can be fulfilled: The one who gnaws my bread has raised … Continue reading

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turning against the divine

devotional post # 2123 Hosea 9:5-8 Hos 9:5 What will you do on the day of the appointed meeting, and on the day of the feast of Yahveh? Hos 9:6 Because notice, they are trying to escape destruction; but Egypt … Continue reading

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permanent protection

devotional post # 2053 Luke 21:12-19 Luk 21:12 But before all these things they will brutalise you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors because of my … Continue reading

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an age of conflict

devotional post #1,989 Luke 12:57-59 Luk 12:57 “And why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right? Luk 12:58 As you are going with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to settle with him on the way, so … Continue reading

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the enduring one

WHAT DOES A TRUE CHRISTIAN LOOK LIKE? Mark 13:9-13 9 “But see to yourselves; because they will apprehend you for appearance at Sanhedrins;[1] and you will be flogged in synagogues; and you will stand before governors and kings because of … Continue reading

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don’t shoot the messenger

DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE TO SAY WHO IS REALLY BOSS? Mark 12:1-5 1 Then he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a wall around it, dug a pit for the wine press, … Continue reading

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