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<< Daily Courage, from Open Doors USA

Daily Courage - December 29

  • 2016 Dec 29

from Day by Day with the Persecuted Church

"Whoever loses his life for my sake will find it." (Matthew 10:39)

Remarkable Remarks - Attitude of Christians Under Pressure

Romanian pastor:

"Christians are like nails; the harder you hit them, the deeper they go."

Nijole Sudanaite a Russian Christian under pressure, when asked whether she would like to emigrate:

"Absolutely not.  My commission is to stay here and take care of God's people who are in great need."

Young Chinese lady preacher who when asked if she might get into trouble for her preaching:

"It is the way of the cross."

Wong Ming Dao - China:

"We are soldiers under the banner of Jesus Christ in a spiritual battle. We can only advance and never retreat."

Galina - Siberia:

"All my suffering is worthwhile, even if I were to reach only one person for Christ."


"Crosses are ladders that lead to heaven."

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Day by Day with the Persecuted Church
compiled by Jan Pit with a forward by Brother Andrew (paperback, revised 2000)

Compelling wisdom from the pen of actual believers living amidst persecution, you'll be connected to the suffering, courage, and depth of life that exists in the harshest places in the world.  Each of these 365 thought-provoking devotions will deepen your understanding of Christian persecution and provoke you to pray for our brothers and sisters with a new found depth.

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