Hebrews 13:3 Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
As I read through all of my prayers for the persecuted Christians around the world my heart melted. As I look at my Bible in its nice leather case with all of its bookmarks, how convicted I feel that I hold a very precious treasure in my hands. When I think about all the blood that has been shed since the beginning, including the very… Continue
Added by Dora Perry on December 4, 2009 at 10:16am —
7For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.
8Do not blush or be ashamed then, to testify to and for our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for His sake, but [[d]with me] take your share of the suffering [to which the preaching] of the Gospel [may expose you, and do it] in the power of… Continue
God has put this word foundation in front of me over the last several months through sermons, several verses and devotionals. And then one day as if putting a puzzle together, the picture was clear. I had moved away from building a solid foundation. With all the trials my family had been going through I had started to try and reason through them myself. Of course when we do this, we make a bigger mess. He made it very clear that I need to check my foundation. I was not pleased with what I… Continue
20 I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death. 21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. 22 If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know! 23 I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by… Continue