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Six Thirty Saturday Nite (The Persecuted) – August 20, 2016

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Tonight we continued our #BlessedAre campaign by looking at how Peter instructs early followers of Jesus to take the high road when they experience suffering for righteousness’ sake.1 Peter 3:8-17 (ESV)Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. For,“Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech. They must turn from evil and do good; they must seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.“Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” But in your hearts revere Ch…