The people of Philippi mercilessly beat Paul and Silas and jailed them for preaching the gospel. However, Paul and Silas remained steadfast in faith. They praised God instead of complaining! As a result of that, God remarkably delivered them and also saved the chief guard of the prison. The scripture reported, “But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were loosed” (Acts 16:25-26).
Gospel evangelization is fueled by the Holy Spirit; no persecution can quench its fire. Evil people may persecute Christians for the sake of gospel that we preach, but they won’t prevail. No mortal man or woman can stop gospel evangelization! Christians are not ordinary…
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