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Partakers of Christ's sufferings!

Simple Gospel Summation
Reverend Muzembi 
"Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy" 1 Peter 4:12-13

It is no shame to suffer for being a Christian, instead it is a privilege, folks. For "if ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye ; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified" 1 Peter 4:14.

Suffer according to God's will, not "as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters" 1 Peter 4:15.  But do what is right folks, and trust yourself to God who made you, for he will never fail you.

"The end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another without grudging. As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen" 1 Peter 4:7-11.

Help each other in difficult times, as believers and as good stewards of the manifold grace of God, passing on to others God's many kinds of benefits, blessings, gifts and virtues.

God bless,
Laurence
www.muzembi.org - Simple Gospel Summation 

1 Peter 1The Road to Heaven
1 Peter 2You’re a chosen generation 
1 Peter3We’re one big happy family
1 Peter 4Can a transgender be saved | Partakers of Christ’ Sufferings
1 Peter 5Advice for church elders

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