God brings comfort and peace to the persecuted
Acts 23:11 (ASV 1901)
11And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer: for as thou hast testified concerning me at Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.
Bruce is comforted by the untimely singing of a bird during his captivity. Even his captors marveled at the event.
Rabi Maharaj's conversion to Christianity from Hinduism came with a lot of trouble for him. He was shamed, disgraced and became the butt of jokes and ridicule in class. Overcome with sorrow one night, Rabi cried to the Lord in his frustration. That very night, Jesus appeared to him in an experience that imbued him with courage and unending assurance.
The inhumane conditions that characterized the Ravensbrück camp notwithstanding, Corrie Ten Boom and her Sister, Bestie Boom found in Christ and in His word, an anchor to hold unto. Not tribulation or persecution could separate them from His love; in Him they were more than conquerors.