Tag Archives: Persecution

“How Would I Respond to Persecution?” is not a hypothetical question

After hearing the story of Richard Wurmbrand or other Christians who have been tortured for Christ, we sometimes ask ourselves, “What would I do if I was in that situation? Would I be faithful?” But that is the wrong question … Continue reading

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Martyrdom precedes persecution, not the other way around

We must learn how the Bible tells stories of persecution and make sure our modern accounts reflect biblical theology. Unfortunately, these days many accounts of Christian persecution are told like news stories designed to advance the narrative that Christians are … Continue reading

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When Governments Violently Give Us The “Gift of Nothing”: Rejoice!

VOM Founder Rev. Richard Wurmbrand reminds us why we can rejoice even when God gives us the “gift of nothing” through our enemies. In the last week, the Chinese government has destroyed a church without provocation. Also Christian meetings have been banned … Continue reading

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