“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me,” Matthew 5:11.
We have entered into the era where major Bible Prophecies are being fulfilled at a great rate and within a short span of time.
This can be seen as we look at the state of the nations and the intensity and increase of natural disasters and division and social unrest among the people.
At the same time, there is a great attack on the true word and persecution on the “True” servants and people of The Most High God.
For those who have committed their lives to The Most High, the warfare is intensifying and increasing and is coming from the most unlikely of sources.
The reason being is that some have turned from the faith and have turned from walking wholeheartedly with God, but instead are fulfilling the lust of the eyes and the lust flesh which is leading them from the will of God and into the path of destruction.
Although they know the Truth of God, they choose to walk in untruth and deceit.
At the same time, those who are committed to the Will of God, are being persecuted for the name of the “LORD” for whom they stand and for whom they represent within the earth, just as the prophets of old who were persecuted.
Distractions are coming from all sides, but keep stern stability and focus so that you will stay tuned in to the Spirit of God.
The enemy will bring distractions and will use anything or anybody that will allow him to do so.
“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them,” Ephesians 5:11.
Therefore, do not be naive into thinking that persecution and distractions will not come from those who are really close to you, who really are wolves in sheep clothing that will conspire and come against you, (Matthew 7:15).
And those who truly love The LORD should have nothing to do with those who participate in the unfruitful works of darkness.
This is why the gifts of Spiritual Discernment, Wisdom, and Revelation Knowledge are very important so that you will be able to discern the opposing and diverse spirits that are in your environment, (1 Corinthians 12:1-11; 1 John 4:1).
Finally remember the words of Christ when he stated that, “Blessed are you, when you are persecuted for my name sake”.
The time has arisen and it is happening. We have entered the end times and the beginning of the great persecution against the “Saints” of The Most High God.
Finally my fellow saints, hold and keep the faith….
For change is surely coming and The Most High will move on your behalf for He is your righteous judge! (Psalm 7:11, 11:7)
“If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of Glory and of God rests on you,” 1 Peter 4:14.
“For I will give you speech and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. You will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you will be put to death, and you will be hated by everyone because of My name.…” Luke 21:15-17.
“Even your brothers — your own father’s household — even they have betrayed you; even they have cried aloud against you. Do not trust them, though they speak well of you,”Jeremiah 12:6.
“When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated him and could not speak a kind word to him,” Genesis 37:4.
“Let everyone guard against his neighbor; do not trust any brother, for every brother deals craftily, and every friend spreads slander,”Jeremiah 9:4.
“I have become a stranger to my brothers and a foreigner to my mother’s sons,” Psalm 69:8.
– by Geraldine Coleman
Geraldine Coleman: Is a teacher and educator and ministers to prisoners at a prison facility where she is an instructor.