God is faithful to us down to the last detail.
The young men, Meshach, Shadrach and Abednego, knew how to live because they served a God for Whom they were literally willing to die.
The church at Smyrna lived recklessly for Christ for one simple reason: They had their eyes on eternity.
The world needs to see lives that support our testimonies as Christians. You know who else needs to see that? God.
Acts Chapter 7 records the first martyr for the Christian faith: Stephen, a layman. No one gives Satan more fear, or causes him more frustration than a Christian who is wholly sold out to God. Even Joseph Stalin is rumored to have said that his beloved Communism would topple if Christians behaved like Christ. But there … Continue reading Acts on Prayer — The Prayers of Stephen
God does not want to destroy His enemies, He would much rather win them. As believers, we need to remember that as well. Our job, even in the midst of persecution, is not to call down fire from heaven, but to owe no man anything but to love them.