The Persecuted Church

February 21, 2016 Speaker: Phil Kruis Series: Sermon on the Mount

Topic: Sunday Morning Passage: Matthew 5:10–12, 1 Peter 4:13–13

"The Persecuted Church"
Matthew 5:10–12

Main Point: Rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed (1 Peter 4:13).

I. Present Persecution (10, 11)

II. Future Favor (12a)

III. Ancient Antagonism (12b)

Conclusion:

Questions to consider: ‚Äč Is your witness clear and bold enough that you face persecution for the sake of Jesus’ name? Are you praying for those in our world who are being persecuted?

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