Sermons on Persecution
The Gospel of John — Week 55 | John 15:18-16:33
The Gospel of John — Week 27 | John 7:1-9
We are commanded to love our enemies, but how do we flesh that out in everyday life? Resources: Discussion Guide Worship Guide
Take a look at a story which will give a clear picture of what to expect and what not to expect from the fully-devoted life. Resources: Worship Guide Discussion Guide
Discover the nature of religious freedom, the enemy’s strategy against us, and what we need to do to protect religious freedom — not just for ourselves, but for our children and future generations of Christians.
Discover four things to remember that will give us the motivation to suffer all things for Christ.
Discover what the Bible teaches about serving God, and five essentials for serving God successfully.
It’s hard to believe, but we are living in a time when helping the persecuted isn’t merely about sending our money overseas. Christians are now facing persecution in our own country. What should we do when someone in our church faces persecution? How should we react? This sermon will provide the insight and inspiration we need to prepare ourselves for what seems like the inevitable.
Discover 4 Bible basics about the end times… 3 details about the second coming… The time of the second coming… The signs of the times… The Antichrist… 5 events that will accompany Christ’s return… and much more!
Doing good is not always easy. In fact, good deeds often attract bad attention. Sometimes we will have to face persecution. In this message we will study a story about Jesus and learn how to stay faithful and do good anyway, even if it means suffering.
What does it mean to be a peacemaker?…. Why peace is best understood as a means to an end… The reason Jesus included this statement in the Beatitudes… How peacemaking is both preventive and reparative… 7 principles of peacemaking… Why God actually commands you to give people permission to sin… 7 relationship killers… Why we all hate to say “No”, and what you can do to change that… and much more!
Get a quick review of the first 7 beatitudes… A clear definition of persecution, righteousness, and the kingdom of heaven… The wrong way to face temptation… And how to face it the right way… Why it’s always worth it to stand firm in the face of persecution… Why people in the Bible rejoiced at the opportunity to be persecuted… And why you should, too!…. Why it is better to be persecuted than not… and much more!