Jesus said, “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.“
Have you been called evil lately? You’re in good company.
Moses, Aaron, Balaam, Joshua, Ruth, Esther, Samuel, David, sons of Asaph, Ahijah, Elijah, Elisha, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekial, Daniel, Solomon, Ezra, Nehemiah, Nathan, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, John the Baptist…
…The Lord sent a prophet to the children of Israel, who said to them, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: “I brought you up from Egypt and brought you out of the house of bondage;” Judges 6:8 (NKJV).
1 Kings13 vs. 1, “And behold, a man of God went from Judah to Bethel by the word of the Lord…” :Vs 11, “an old prophet dwelt in Bethel.”
2 Kings 2:3, “Now the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha…”
“I delight to do Your will, O my God.” Psalm 40:8.
“Jesus gave them this answer: ‘Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.'” in John 5:19 (NIV).