Tag Archives: Sacrifice

Martyrs: Not bold or noble, but foolish and weak

The way of the cross is the essential context for a biblical understanding of martyrdom. We wrongly associate martyrdom with bold and noble action on the part of the martyr: We think of the martyr as enduring persecution and torture, … Continue reading

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How to be as Free as a North Korean Underground Christian

To watch other Voice of the Martyrs videos, visit the Voice of the Martyrs Video Page!   John 8:31-36 A little over a hundred years ago, Pyongyang was the site of a revival so large that Pyongyang came to be known … Continue reading

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Is the Distinction Between Living for Christ and Dying for Him So Great?

Part IX of our series on Ransoming the Captive Joseph J. Gross is someone has spent a lot of time studying the ransoming activity of the Trinitarian order. The interesting thing is, ransoming Christians out of prison was for them … Continue reading

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