March 19, 2010

Book: Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand

Richard Wurmbrand (1909-2001) was an evangelical minister who spent fourteen years in Communist imprisonment and torture in his homeland of Romania.

This book came out several years ago and I've read it a couple of times - VERY powerful! It is amazing and inspiring to read how the Lord Jesus Christ gives us the grace to endure whatever He has for us.


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Watch Richard Wurmbrand tell his story:


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Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 12

And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

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