The Stoning of Paul

And when there was an assualt made …. They were aware of it, and fled unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and unto the region that lieth round about; and there they preached the gospelAct 14:5, Act 14:6-7 God's Purpose in PersecutionDriven from Antioch by the outbreak of persecution, Paul and Barnabas moved on … Continue reading The Stoning of Paul

Remember That I Warned You

The Brew Is A Musing

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When you hear of wars and revolutions, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away.”  Then [Jesus] said to them: “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven. But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. This will result in your being witnesses to them.”  (Luke 21:8–13, NIV 1984).

In fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God. They will do such things because they have not known the Father or me. I have told you this, so…

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Early Rain Covenant Church Urgent Prayer Update #18

According to the command of Scripture, today is the Lord’s Day, a day to worship God. Even though most brothers and sisters are under the supervision and control of community authorities at their homes, and more than a dozen brothers, sisters, pastors, and preachers are in prison, those brothers and sisters who can still freely … Continue reading Early Rain Covenant Church Urgent Prayer Update #18

Being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator…

source : Ousus And having put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. - Colossians 3:10 There was a man who made a living selling balloons at a fair.  He had all colors of balloons, red, yellow, blue, and green. Whenever business was slow, he would release … Continue reading Being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator…

All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother and the daughter‑in‑law against her mother‑in‑law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. — Whosoever ... will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God. — Love not the world, … Continue reading All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.