A companion for the persecuted, or, An office for those who suffer for righteousness
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A companion for the persecuted, or, An office for those who suffer for righteousness containing particular prayers and devotions, for particular graces, and for their private or publick wants and occasions by John Kettlewell

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Published by s.n.] in [London? .
Written in English

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  • Prayers,
  • Devotional literature, English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAn office for those who suffer for righteousness
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 816:27
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 163, [3]
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15038287M

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'A Companion for the Persecuted; or an Office for those who Suffer for Righteousness,' 'A Companion for the Penitent and for Persons troubled in Mind,' ; it was reissued in , together with the 'Companion for the Persecuted' dated 'Death made Comfortable, or the Way to Die well,' ; with an office for the sick , and 3rd edit. TIME and time again Jesus and his apostles warned that Christians are to expect persecution. * But, in addition, Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount said, “Happy are those who have been persecuted for righteousness’ sake.”. (Matt. ) That sermon, it might be noted, has well been termed “the greatest single sermon of all time, in its penetration, pungency, and power.”. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all .   Of The Persecuted by Angie Brashear is an excellent book. I really enjoyed it and look forward to the next book written by Angie Brashear. Of The Persecuted starts out as Laila and her brother are about to be hung for being a Faithful. Very exciting way to start and it only gets better through the book/5.

Those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake are living out God’s ways in the midst of a world that does not respect and will even reject them. Having the root meaning of “pursued,” being persecuted will take violent and extreme forms as well as subtler ones such as ridicule, dismissiveness, marginalization, and exclusion. 3 Bible Tips: The Beatitudes - Persecuted for Righteousness' Sake. 1. After listing seven characteristics of Christians, the eighth beatitude warns of persecution, but promises a reward in the Kingdom. "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, . I say that there is a difference between being persecuted for righteousness' sake and being persecuted for a cause. I know that the two things often become one, and many of the great martyrs and confessors were at one and the same time suffering for righteousness' sake and for a cause. Adam Clarke Commentary. They which are persecuted - Δεδιωγμενοι, they who are hard pressed upon and pursued with repeated acts of enmity. Parkhurst. They are happy who suffer, seems a strange saying: and that the righteous should suffer, merely because they are such, seems as strange.

  When faithful adherents of any religion or ethic are persecuted for attempting to live out their responsibility to their conscience, it is for righteousness sake. Jesus assures us that the kingdom of heaven belongs to those who are persecuted for the sake of : Clifford Yeary.   American King James Version × “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Blessed if you are persecuted for righteousness sake. Now, I have to admit – in the church – I have seen people persecuted because they are really obnoxious people, and then say, “I am being persecuted for. For I have come to "set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law." And "a man's foes will be those of his own household." Less frequently, our employers may persecute us. Many have found themselves persecuted on the job because of keeping the Sabbath. A severe form of this is. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and .