And just this past Memorial Day, I was thinking how wonderful it is that I live in a nation where Christians are not facing very much oppression. Then today I read the following. Be sure to follow the link to read the full story.
|Couple: County Trying To Stop Home Bible Studies
Now they may have to endure the hassle of a federal lawsuit, to try and continue having church meetings without being hassled by local officials. It seems California is too often the area where Christians face hassles in everything from home schools, Christian private schools and now in San Diego even house churches are being hassled. Pray for the Lord’s swift return.
Related post: Legal Persecution of Christians in the West Has Begun.
Well, the persecution had to come.
Read in full the article Obama “Forcing” Christians to Embrace Homosexuality, Conservatives Warn. Hat tip to Robert.
Like I’ve mentioned before Hate Crimes Legislation Could be Easily Spun into Persecution for Christians. So you’re going to have to decide if you’ll stand on the truth or take the popular route.
|Matthew 7:13 (New American Standard Bible)
Also keep in mind, that Black Liberation Theology, what our President calls the “social gospel” is very accommodating of the homosexual lifestyle.
Also notice in the article above, there are no exemptions for small private businesses. This may also mean that even when it comes to picking someone like a baby sitter for your children, that you might not “legally” have the option of denying homosexuals.
While America builds a grave of debt for herself, China is rushing in to pick up the bones.
|China Passes Japan as Biggest U.S. Treasuries Holder (Update1)
Let me show you some video of how America’s new largest treasuries holder and likely future largest debt holder treats Christians. Below is a video playlist of 7 short videos. Please withhold comments till you’ve had an opportunity to view them all in full.
Hold fast to Christ, pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters and pray our Lord returns swiftly. We may have to endure some pain, but the eternal reward is more than worth it.
Radicals who promote homosexual and effeminate behavior are also proving to be very active in that area. Going after Christians who affirm homosexuality is an abomination.
First read this: Michigan liberals attack Lansing congregation in the middle of Sunday worship (Hat tip: Jesus Christology)
You’ll notice, that article mentions a journalist, who was planning to file a report with their paper was present. Here is that report: Gay anarchist ‘action’ hits church. Keep in mind, that the journalist notes, they didn’t know the details of where or what would be taking place beforehand. So the journalist was not aware of anything to warn anyone about beforehand. Also, notice there were no arrests made.
Pray the reprobates might come to know the truth and pray for the comfort of the saints at Mount Hope Church in Lansing, MI. Mount Hope Church is a member of the Assemblies of God organization.
|2 Timothy 3:12 (New American Standard Bible)
|1 Peter 2:21-25 (New American Standard Bible)
Saints will continue to face persecution, but we who were once lost ourselves, should not revile those who are without the truth. We Christians have the good hope of eternal salvation and our sins forgiven. We must continue to share the Gospel of the Lord Jesus, with those who are lost.
(For some of you, the name Mount Hope Church in Lansing, MI I’m sure rings a bell in your heads. And yes I’ve had strong words in their regard in the past. That was over a year ago and is in the past. Today, we should help them keep standing for the cause of Christ. Stand with them as fellow saints and without division.)
A short video on the topic.
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