Friday, November 4, 2016

A Man’s Courage in a Woman’s Heart

A Man’s Courage in a Woman’s Heart: In our reading, we hear the words of the first four brothers, which focus on the eternal outcome of the events of that fateful day. The persecutor might think he is “winning” by eliminating his political opponents, but in fact, the martyrs tell him he is losing. The Lord will raise them up again to eternal life (7:9), but the king will enjoy no “resurrection to life” (7:14).