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Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed Are They Who Are Persecuted – Jerry from Jail on 5/2/14

Matthew 5:10-12 “10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. 12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for also they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”

Let’s not fear man that can kill only the body but let us fear Him who can kill body and soul.

I went to a class, me and my wife, about sharing our faith. The number one reason that people don’t share is fear.

We don’t have to be afraid to share our faith, that doesn’t mean that we are perfect, it just means we are doing what our Lord told all of us to do. If we are doing what our Lord wants us to do and people talk about us and accuse us of this and that, then the Lord will bless us. Don’t be afraid. Trust in Jesus.

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This blog is for anyone who wants to know more about Jesus and His love and how faith in Him plays out in real life application. Hello, we are Jerry and Angela and we are two fools for Christ. We have decided to make our lives totally surrendered to Jesus in response to His love and His gift of salvation. We are in our early 40′s and we have two children together and [Angela has] an older daughter that is now an adult. We have been married to each other for going on ten years. We surrendered our lives to the Lord together in 2010 and have been growing in that relationship with Him and each other since that time. We both accepted salvation and made professions of faith earlier in our lives, but did not make Him Lord and Savior until 2010. At that time we realized that trying to walk in our own strength and our own ways was useless and empty and had led us to another rock bottom experience. We humbly turned our lives over to Jesus and have been seeking Him with all that we are ever since. That does not mean that we have become perfect. That does not mean that we have not sinned again. That does not mean that we have not had trouble or trials or storms since that time. What this means is that we are growing, we are learning, we are becoming more loving and compassionate and forgiving. We want to share our faith with our readers. We want to share our growth process and transformation with you. We wish to encourage you and lift you.

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