Persecution Blog: Why Persecuted Saints Should Not Be Put on Pedestals

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September 24, 2008



You've made a very good point! I'm sure some people look up to them almost to the point of idolotry, if they think about it. They're people who're going through extraordinary struggles, & who need and encouragement & help & strength just like those of us in so-called freeer places. They get their strength to withstand their hardships through the Holy Spirit, & they're living to honour God, just as we should be. Yes, many times a hero worship happens. Personally, I don't think there's anything wrong with looking up to persecuted Christians, particularly those who've withstood more than we could ever imagine, as examples, but not idols. Examples of how God has His hand on people. Examples of how He strengthens & encourages His people. Examples of extreme strength - thanks to the Holy Spirit - when it's needed. Not to idolise them, though. I'm sure most of our persecuted family members would tell us to look to God for strength & all, & not to them. They would tell us to seek the Lord &, if anything, use their stories as ways to show God's power & glory & strength. For it's not anything they've done, but only what God's done, that keeps them going & helps them & that they are used.

Bro. Alex Dhanvate

Praise The Lord
LORD I pray open the eyes of these people, that they may know the Truth,
“Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free”. John 8:32
LORD You Said “My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge”. Hosea 4:6
So Father in Heaven I pray reveal the TRUTH that they may know who You are. Amen!!
I want to ask two questions to all who have taken the responsibility for all the damages, destruction
to the Christians?
1) If you die where will you go? (Heaven/hell)
If you think, what you have been taught in this world that if you do good you will receive good,
Presume what you have been doing (called good), will it lead you to heaven?
and if so, at the gate of Heaven you see God standing, and asks you,
“Why should I let you in to My Heaven”?
2) What will you answer?
Will you tell Him
1) “Lord for You I have stopped people from preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.
2) “Lord for You I have stoned people who were preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.
3) “Lord for You I have Burned the Churches, for they were preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.
4) “Lord for You I have Burned people alive for they were preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.
5) “Lord for You I have Killed people for they were preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.
“Lord because this is the teaching they were giving from the BIBLE to the people …..

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
Jesus Christ is the only mediator between God and men. 1Timothy2:5
Jesus said “I am The Way, The Truth and The Life.” John 14:6
Jesus said “No one comes to the Father except through Me”. John 14:6
Jesus Said “My sheep hear my voice, I know them, They follow me, I give them eternal life and no one can snatch them from My hand”. John 10:27
“No man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.” John 3:13 – Jesus Christ himself.
Jesus said “So be on your guard; I have told you everything ahead of time”. Mark 13:23
God Said “My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge”. Hosea 4:6
“Believe in Lord Jesus Christ and be Saved – you and your household”. Acts 16:31

What do you think; will GOD say to you? so called Religious people.
I want you to ask a question to your self, will this Killings and Destruction be accepted by God?
Did God tell you to do this Killing people, Destroying Churches?

My Bible says “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.” John 10:10

This is what our LORD Jesus taught us “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35

My Beloved Brothers and Sisters,
Love and peace be with you forever,
We give Glory to GOD
We worship true and living GOD
“Believe in Lord Jesus Christ and be Saved – you and your household”. Acts 16:31
The one who kneels to the Lord can stand up to anything.
We Still Bless You in the Matchless name of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
God Bless You,
Bro. Alex Dhanvate.
We are Praying for the torchured brethren

robert barrett

Do I sense a bit of jealousy here? Sure seems that way. We are to pray for them as the says we are and help them in any way like Paul helped the persecuted Christian Jews in Isarel.

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