Rejoice and be exceedingly glad


Matthew 5:12— for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
The Christian Arouses Persecution Because He Interferes:

The Christian interferes with prejudices.  He interferes with the comfortable use of lewd humor.  He interferes with sinful pleasures.  The Christian will not go along with the flow.  He just doesn’t fit in with the carnal world.

Christian ethics sometimes even dare to interfere with the sacred cow of business.  When Jesus went into the temple and turned over the tables of the moneychangers, they were mad as hornets!  That very afternoon they entered into a conspiracy to kill Him.

Paul had his clothes torn off and was thrown into jail at Philippi for interfering with the business of some slave owners.  A mob at Ephesus tried to tear him limb from limb because his Christian principles were ruining their business.  They were getting…

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