Christians are Persecuted

Acts 4:1–31, 6:8–15, 7:51–60

Family Discussion Questions

  • Who could experience persecution?
  • What are some different ways that people can persecute another person? What are some ways we could respond to persecution?
  • When did the persecution of Christians begin?
  • Where does persecution happen today?
  • Why does persecution happen?
  • How can we be praying for the Christians who are currently facing persecution?
  • Which Bible verses can help us know that God is with us even when things are hard?
  • Share about a time when people made fun of you or hurt you because of what you believed. If you haven’t had this happen, discuss a time when you thought that it would maybe happen.

Additional Resources

Map It – Take some time to use a map and show your children the places where persecution of Christians is common today.

Be Prepared – Talking about the persecuted church can be very difficult. Focus on the Family has a great blog post to help you as your frame this topic in a developmentally appropriate way for your children. You can find it here.


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