“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

24/03/2019 – Morning Service: Blessed persecution!

Bible Readings:

Jeremiah 9:23 – 10:16

1 Peter 4:1 – 19

Sermon Outline:

Matthew 5:10–12 (NKJV)

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 “Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

I  The accuracy of Jesus’ prophecy about the suffering that His people will have to endure

II  The reasons why Christ’s people have to suffer persecution

III  Special blessing promised to the suffering Christians