All Resources on Persecution & Martyrdom

Blessed Are the Persecuted

Matthew 5:10-12

Sermons

by John Piper

To the degree that you believe what Jesus sees in heaven, to that degree you will be able to rejoice and be glad in suffering.

Would You Accept Execution for Being a Christian?

Articles

by John Piper

Can you honestly say with the psalmist, “the steadfast love of the Lord is better than life”?

Dangerous Mission

John 20:21

Articles

by John Piper

Christmas is a model for missions. As I so you. And that mission means danger.

"I Am Sending You Out as Sheep in the Midst of Wolves"

The Cost and Blessing of Being a Christian Missionary

Matthew 10:16-31

Sermons

by John Piper

The costs and blessings of being a Christian missionary.

Answers to Objections to Going into Missions

What I Said at Missions in the Main Hall

Articles

by John Piper

Consider these 8 potential excuses for why a person can't do missions and what the Bible has to say about them.

He Trusted to Him Who Judges Justly

1 Peter 2:18-25

Sermons

by John Piper

Our calling, our vocation is to be misunderstood, criticized, ignored, and hurt for doing what is right, and not to return hurt for hurt.

Spreading Power Through Persecution

Acts 8:1-8

Sermons

by John Piper

God makes persecution and suffering serve the unstoppable mission of the church.

Let Us Go with Jesus Bearing Reproach

Hebrews 13:12-16

Sermons

by John Piper

Christians have a hope that frees them to move toward need, not comfort.

Bless Those Who Persecute You

Romans 12:14-21

Sermons

by John Piper

If you see and savor mercy in Christ, you will love being merciful.