Martyrdom Of The Saints
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“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will even rise up against their parents and have them put to death.
“Then they will hand you over for persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of My name.
They will ban you from the synagogues. In fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering service to God.
Don’t fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Don’t be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have affliction for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it.
Then Paul replied, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”
In struggling against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.
So a white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer until the number would be completed of their fellow slaves and their brothers, who were going to be killed just as they had been.
Then I saw that the woman was drunk on the blood of the saints and on the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was greatly astonished.
so that this generation may be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world— from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary.“Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible.
Rejoice over her, heaven,
and you saints, apostles, and prophets,
because God has executed your judgment on her! Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a large millstone and threw it into the sea, saying:In this way, Babylon the great city
will be thrown down violently
and never be found again. The sound of harpists, musicians,
flutists, and trumpeters
will never be heard in you again;
no craftsman of any trade
will ever be found in you again;
the sound of a mill
will never be heard in you again;read more.
the light of a lamp
will never shine in you again;
and the voice of a groom and bride
will never be heard in you again.
All this will happen
because your merchants
were the nobility of the earth,
because all the nations were deceived
by your sorcery, and the blood of prophets and saints,
and of all those slaughtered on earth,
was found in you.
They were stoned, they were sawed in two, they died by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, destitute, afflicted, and mistreated.
When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the people slaughtered because of God’s word and the testimony they had.
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- Killing Disciples
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- Martyrdom, Methods Of
- Martyrdom, Qualities Of
- Persecution Predicted
- Persecution, Nature Of
- Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In