Freedom of Religious Expression

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2 thoughts on “Freedom of Religious Expression”

  1. I’ve believed for a while that the strongest members of the church are those who live under persecution; the harder Satan’s kingdom pushes against us, the fiercer the Spirit gets, it seems.

    To continue that thought, perhaps freedom of religion is a bad thing — there’s no threat, nothing to sharpen our faith or force us into deeply dependent relationships with God. Many (I say again, many) within the church will be shown to be rocky ground hearers — their faith burned up by the persecution they will face. Still many others will soak up that persecution and use it to grow.

    I’ve not faced true persecution; should it ever come, I trust that I will remain faithful.

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