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When Is A Prison Not A Prison? When There’s A Christian Inside Of It

When preachers exposit the story of Joseph they often aptly title their messages something like “From the Prison to the Palace.” But when we look at the testimonies of imprisoned believers we find that the palace fashioned from prison walls … Continue reading

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Three Religious Leaders, Three Very Different Words In Response To Persecution

Recognizing that how we speak as Christians matters profoundly–we serve a living Word–let’s give some thought to three very different words in response to persecution from three very different religious leaders: 1. Archbishop Bashar Warda, Catholic Chaldean Church in Kurdistan, speaking on … Continue reading

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What Is The Relationship Between God And Government When It Comes To Protecting Persecuted Christians?

Writes R.C. Sproul, “Most Christians salute the sovereignty of God, but believe in the sovereignty of man.” That’s the quote that keeps coming to my mind as I think about the ways we Christians are tempted to construe the relationship … Continue reading

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