Tag: Christian Mission

Uplifting Declarations for the Persecuted Christians

10 Biblical Declarations to Encourage and Strengthen the Persecuted Christians

Declaration of faith: I am fighting the good fight of faith with Christ and I will win this battle with him on my side (1 Timothy 6:12).

I remember getting teary-eyed at the hearing of the fate of the persecuted Christians in various countries. I thought of their courage and the boldness they show in the face of adversity. Their lives couldn’t have been far from being different from mine, yet they make a stand for Jesus, even if it leads to death or imprisonment. There are at least over 300 million Christians in this situation, and they go through gruesome persecution with little or no intervention from their neighbours. Their faith in Christ in countries such as Afghanistan, North Korea, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso and, in my birth country, Nigeria means facing being stripped and beaten, isolation and rejection from loved ones, death by a fire while the service is going on in church on a Sunday or life imprisonment, and this keeps increasing every year.

Be The Star In the World

The Bible says that Jesus is the bright and morning star. His star drew important people to him at an early age. His star as a baby brought him the most expensive and covetous gifts. As an infant, His star spread the good news of the arrival of the saviour on earth. His star guided the three wise men to his birthplace. His star is powerful. Continue reading “Be The Star In the World”

Go and Do The Impossible.

How can this be? How can you bring a baby into the world when the father has deserted you? How can you forgive those who hurt you when the memory grips you with pain every time you remember? How can you focus on new beginnings when you lack the strength to move forward from past experiences. Continue reading “Go and Do The Impossible.”