Discerning Suffering

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Persecution of believers spans the globe; they are in desperate need of prayers. Many erroneously think persecution of the saints ceased thousands of years ago. What we don’t know does hurt us and thwarts the spread of the gospel. Yet, through persecution, doors do open. Paul shared a testimony of persecution and peril. (2 Corinthians 11:22-32)

Speaking of a specific thorn in the flesh, he found his LORD sufficient. “Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong (2 Corinthians 12:10 NKJ).” Do I perceive my weakness as strength, discerning suffering for Christ’s sake?

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2 thoughts on “Discerning Suffering

    Pam Ford Davis responded:
    August 28, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    I believe a time of persecution is coming soon. Thanks Jeanne.

    Wing His Words,
    Pam

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    Jeanne Webster said:
    August 28, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    In our country we don’t really know what it is to be persecuted because of our faith. Not yet! Yes, pray for our sisters and brothers in Christ, the world around. Pray without ceasing! Shalom

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