See more posts by Sabbath School Lesson Read 1 Peter 1:6 , 1 Peter 5:10 . What is Peter talking about, and how did he tell his readers to respond to what they were facing? For the first few centuries, just being a Christian could result in a horrible death. A letter written to the Roman Emperor Trajan illustrates how precarious the safety of the early Christians was.
Read more at the source: Sunday: Persecution of Early Christians