The New Testament speaks about being persecuted for the name of Christ as a blessing, something that's hard to understand for many American Christians. But after they had been imprisoned and harassed by the religious leaders, the Apostles departed, "rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name" (Acts 5:41).
As VOM workers travel and meet with Christians who have faced persecution, this same theme is often woven through their testimonies. They see persecution as an honor...as a compliment from God!
This week on VOMRadio, Brother John from Myanmar tells Todd Nettleton that he prayed and asked God to allow him to taste persecution! Listen in to this week's episode to hear how God answered his prayer:
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