Christian attitude towards persecution II

Christian Religious Studies SSS 1 Third Term

Week 5

Topic: Christian attitude towards persecution II

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Explain suffering and Christian faith

2. Christian attitude towards persecution


Suffering and Christian faith

Suffering is the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship.

Suffering is a tool God uses to get our attention and to accomplish His purposes in our lives. It is designed to build our trust in the Almighty, but suffering requires the right response if it is to be successful in accomplishing God’s purposes. Suffering forces us to turn from trust in our own resources to living by faith in God’s resources.

Suffering is not in itself virtuous, nor is it a sign of holiness. It is also not a means.... View More

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