Handling Opposition- Part 3

I think I need to say one more thing about our attitude when handling opposition.  We need to remember that we are dead!  Colossians 3:1-3 states: Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  2  Set your mind on […]
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Handling Opposition-Part 2

Here we were happily engaged in ministry, when unexpectedly, someone opposes us.  We don’t understand why because the cause of Christ is so right and we were so sincere in wanting to advance His kingdom.  After the initial shock, we have examined our motives and behavior to make sure that our sinful behavior was not […]
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Handling Opposition—Part 1

Unjustified opposition to our ministry is almost certain to occur.  I was reminded of this when I was venting to a person about some opposition I was experiencing.  She very wisely told me, “It wouldn’t be ministry without problems.”  I sometimes forget this reality and I imagine, especially in the heat of battle, you do […]
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Opposition for Doing What is Right

1 Peter 2:19-21 (NASB): 19 For this finds favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a man bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly.  20 For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience?  But if when you do what is right and suffer […]
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