The Essence of Faithfulness

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Excerpt from the book, Spirit Life, by Dr. Stuart Briscoe, 1983, pgs 117-119:

Revelation 2:10 NKJV

Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Believers, young and old, were confronted with the choice of denying Christ and living or affirming Christ and dying. To be faithful under those conditions was to die.Sometimes the choice was not as clear-cut: Simply acknowledge Caesar and keep your religion, and we won’t bother you so long as you show your patriotism in your submission to the authorities. To be faithful in those days was to refuse to bow to Caesar as lord, lest it should reflect on the conviction Christ alone is…

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2 thoughts on “The Essence of Faithfulness

  1. Hello Sherry,
    “If I was God I didn’t believe in me, If I were me, I’ll be very Suspicious.” Lol

    Give Back To Ceasar what belong to Ceasar..

    More than Ceasar I see Egypt with rulers that take the title of God, that enslave people, the right of life and death of them

    God Bless

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    • Yes, persecution by the pen is prevalent giving governments, like Egypt, the power to enslave Christians and others who do not bow to them. In Mexico, Christians are being arrested for not becoming Roman Catholics! 😕

      God bless you, too, Wil!


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