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Conquerors #2—Avoiding the Second Death

The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this: … “Do not fear suffering. As you are tested, be faithful even to death, and I will give you the crown of life. Those who conquer will not be hurt by the second death.” Revelation 2:8–11 Truth in advertising: In … Continue reading

God’s Presence #3 — Present in Persecution

Joseph had been taken down to Egypt … and the Eternal was with Joseph. Genesis 39:1-2 Where we are in life, physically or existentially, is infinitely less important than who is with us while we’re there. If we’re in a “Garden of Eden” accompanied by an enemy, paradise becomes perdition. If we feel captive in some … Continue reading

Godliness #2 — Enlightened Godliness

Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. But evil men and impostors will proceed to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 2 Timothy 3:12-13 What’s worse than being persecuted? Being deceived. At first it doesn’t seem so, but when we consider everything from the perspective of eternity, we realize that … Continue reading