Suffering and Encouragement

In the last post, "How Much Can You Take?", we examined Acts 9:15-16. But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel. For I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name’s sake.” … Continue reading Suffering and Encouragement

How much can you take?

Saul was enemy number one for the early church. He consented to the death of Stephen, had Christians dragged from their homes and imprisoned, and asked the Jewish authorities in Jerusalem to give him warrants to arrest believers in Damascus.  Along the road to Damascus, Saul had an encounter with the resurrected Jesus. After his … Continue reading How much can you take?