Monday, September 26, 2016

Called to Be Martyrs

Called to Be Martyrs

Called to Be Martyrs

"Originally, the martyrs were simply witnesses to Christ. That’s in keeping with the meaning of the Greek word for martyr, martys (pronounced: mar’-toos), which was the technical term for a witness at a legal trial. In the New Testament, one of the earliest occurrences of the word is in Acts 1:8, where a soon-to-ascend Christ …