Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Christians suffer because of bad political decisions of rulers. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan” (Prov. 29:2). Jesus predicted a period of great tribulation for the nation of Israel because of bad political decisions. In AD 30, the rulers of the Jews decided that it was … Continue reading Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Suffering and the Grace of God

Suffering is designed to demonstrate the power and grace of God. During His ministry, a blind man came to see Jesus. He wanted to be healed. But before that happened, the disciples had a question. “And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” … Continue reading Suffering and the Grace of God

What Should Be Said to Those Who Try to Silence the Gospel?

The attempt to silence the gospel, or a portion of it,  is nothing new to Christians. Various means have been used in the attempt to suppress the good news of God’s sovereign redeeming grace. Various techniques have been employed by religious leaders within the church, as well as by opponents of Christianity outside the church. A … Continue reading What Should Be Said to Those Who Try to Silence the Gospel?

Preparation for Persecution

July 14, 2016 Dr. Stanford E. Murrell USA Dear respected Sir in the Lord, I heard in Russia President Putin has signed a new law which greatly restricts Church work in Russia. Effective July 20 all Missionary and outreach work is forbidden. No foreigner is allowed to speak in a Church. Christian radio stations have … Continue reading Preparation for Persecution