The word “other religions” has been removed from the application to receive an Iranian’s ID card. They are now facing persecution of their belief publicly. They are gaining a tighter control over Christians there.
“The National Census Bureau removed the “other religions” option on the application for the national ID card required of all Iranian citizens above age 15 that Christian converts once used to conceal their newfound faith.”- worthynews.com
They arrest, imprison, and ask converts to leave Iran.
Revelation 13:16 KJV And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Christians in the Islamic Republic now operate undercover to share the gospel to as many people as they can.