Confident Joy in a Cruel World

By Rev. Colin Mercer - Posted at thinkGospel.com:

"How can we be happy or confident in a cruel world? One answer to that question involves the Christian remembering that though the world is against him, God is for him."

There are many Christians who are persecuted because of their faith in Christ. Some are overlooked for promotion at work because they profess salvation. Others are despised and belittled by unsaved family members because they know and love the Lord. Many are ostracized by friends because they live differently and avoid the sins of this world. And in many cases across the world some are imprisoned and even put to death because of their loyalty to the Lord. Persecution in one form or another is common against the people of God. It is a reality.

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