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Blessed are the persecuted? The Christian life and opposition

10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.11 “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.12 Rejoice […]

Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

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Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.
Thousands of churches join today in praying for Christians around the world who are suffering for their faith in the gospel.
According to a 2017 report from Open Doors International, more than 215 million Christians globally high, very high, or extreme persecution.
Major persecution where people’s lives are endangered. Some cannot publicly live out their faith others are penalized for their faith and kept on the lowest rungs of their respective societies.