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Facing opposition


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Chris Richards sermon at Canley Community Church

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Facing opposition

  1. 1. Facing opposition
  2. 2. Expect opposition Why? "If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.”
  3. 3. Because we do not belong to the world Why? “If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own.”
  4. 4. Because we do belong to Christ Why?
  5. 5. Expect unjust opposition `They hated me without reason.'
  6. 6. Expect fierce opposition … a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.
  7. 7. What about us? Be thankful Be aware
  8. 8. “Children need to be protected so that they have a proper education and not be indoctrinated into whatever religion their parents happen to have been brought up in”
  9. 9. What about us? Be thankful Be aware Be active
  10. 10. How do we respond? We witness to the world! With the help of the Holy Spirit
  11. 11. Facing opposition