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Are You Hidden in Christ?

“Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head. They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones.” – Psalm 83:1-3

“The saints of God are called His hidden ones - Psalm 83:3. Why so? Not only because they are hid in God's decree, and hid in Christ's wounds, but oftentimes God hides them in a time of danger and calamity. He reserved to Himself seven thousand that had not bowed the knee to Baal. The prophet knew not where there was one, but God knew there were seven thousand.” – Thomas Watson, Puritan Theologian

A friend who recently returned from a mission trip has shared the story of how he and several others smuggled Bibles into China. He reports that the people in China are so hungry for the Word of God that they are willing to risk their very lives.

While persecution grows hot in China, so does their faith and the Gospel is s…