Do Not Compromise

By   •   September 29   •   Topics: ,

Man kneeling with arm outstretched

Horace Pitkin, the son of a wealthy merchant, was converted and went to China as a missionary. He wrote to his friends in America, saying, “It will be but a short time till we know definitely whether we can serve Him better above or here.” Shortly afterward, a mob stormed the gate of the compound where Pitkin defended the women and children. He was beheaded and his head was offered at the shrine of a heathen god, while his body was thrown into a pit with the bodies of nine Chinese Christians.

Sherwood Eddy, writing about him, said, “Pitkin won more men by his death than he ever could have won by his life.” Christ needs people today who are made of martyr stuff! Dare to take a strong, uncompromising stand for Him.

In this message, Billy Graham says the American church should prepare for persecution.

Prayer for the day

Thank You, Lord, for the examples of those who have gone before us. Help me to take hold of Your unlimited strength, too.

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  1. Linda says:

    This was sad but God uses us in ways to lead people to Christ.

  2. Noah Hirsch says:

    Exactly—we should not compromise. We should not compromise the Gospel of grace through faith alone in Christ. Our unity is in the true Christ, in the Gospel of salvation and in the Christian faith.

  3. Gerry says:

    Such God-inspired courage is amazing. Whether one is called to spread the Good News nearby or in a distant land, pray for Godly guidance and courage, each and every day.

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