Tag: Light

The Promise of Persecution

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.
—2 Timothy 3:12

If you live a godly life, you will be persecuted. You can count on this. It is not a matter of if; it is a matter of when and how much.

We love to claim the promises of God. We love to claim His promises of provision and protection. But how many of us have claimed this promise: “Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution” (2 Timothy 3:12)? I haven’t. Who likes to be persecuted?

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Living Your Theology

Oswald Chambers 90x115by Oswald Chambers

Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you . . . —John 12:35

Beware of not acting upon what you see in your moments on the mountaintop with God. If you do not obey the light, it will turn into darkness. “If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” ( Matthew 6:23 ). The moment you forsake the matter of sanctification or neglect anything else on which God has given you His light, your spiritual life begins to disintegrate within you. Continually bring the truth out into your real life, working it out into every area, or else even the light that you possess will itself prove to be a curse.

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