Summer on the Mount – Blessed are the Persecuted

The Bible tells us that we are blessed when we are persecuted for righteousness. In this episode of The Takeaway, Pastor Jeff Johnson reminds us that persecution is part and parcel of a life following Christ.

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Memory Verse: Matthew 5:10-12

Further Reading: Luke 6:26


  1. You are being called into the game
  2. You are making it easier for those who follow
  3. You will never be closer to Christ than when in the fiery furnace.