6026. Persecution hunts you down to make your pain an example. JG
Persecution is a term commonly misused. In the Bible, Hebrews (Ch.11) lists persecution as being sawed in half, torn to pieces by wild animals, decapitated, or starved to death. Someone reading this may have been discomforted or inconvenienced, but I sincerely doubt they've been persecuted.
One might say that Saul of Tarsus was not guilty of killing Stephen. After all, all he did was give consent for someone else to kill him. But he actually might be the most responsible for his death. Until American laws make funders and agitators responsible for crimes performed by others, there will be no end in sight and no justice for the persecuted.
May my heart and hands, God, be innocent of causing someone else to sin.
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