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I Thessalonians 2:14-3:13 — Ready to face opposition

Nobody likes persecution. Nobody likes being disliked. But as Christians, that’s a reality that we have to prepare ourselves for. There are some people that simply will not like us because of our faith in Christ. This is a truth … Continue reading

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Acts 13:4-52 — Opposition

If there is one word that comes to mind as I read this passage, it’s “opposition.” As Paul and Barnabas preached the gospel, they faced opposition from Elymas and the Jews.  One was spiritual opposition, one was opposition sprung from … Continue reading

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Nehemiah 4 — Rebuilding in the face of opposition

Under Nehemiah, work on the walls of Jerusalem began.  But it wasn’t long before the opposition started.  We see this at the end of chapter 2 when the Jews’ enemies tried to accuse them of rebellion.  That accusation no longer … Continue reading

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Ezra 4:1-5 — Opposition

Things are about to become messy concerning the chronology of Ezra.  I think I’ve got a handle on it now, but as we go through the next several blogs, keep in mind that there is quite a bit of dispute … Continue reading

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