As we approach the great tribulation, Churches will experience more and more persecution in their endeavors to further the kingdom of God. We are seeing a beginning of this right now in California. The New American reported:
In a staggering show of vindictiveness, Los Angeles County served notice this weekend on Pastor John MacArthur that it was canceling his church’s lease on county property. Three parcels of land used as a parking lot by the church belong to the county, and they want the land back. They also want revenge.
Four times the county has tried to shut down MacArthur’s Grace Community Church over its refusal to follow COVID edicts against indoor church services, and four times it has been rebuffed.