Category Archives: Martyrs

Saint Nicholas: A Heroic Saint who Stood Against Persecution in Ancient Rome

St. Nicholas lived at a time when Roman persecution against Christians was most brutal.  An article in The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM Canada Dec 2017:7), recounts, Nicholas himself was branded with hot irons.  He survived terrible beatings from the … Continue reading

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The Testimony of a Convert from Hinduism — Please Pray for all Hindus to Convert to Christianity

God’s Spirit continues to bring people to faith in the true God — Father, Son and Holy Spirit — by the power of God’s Word. Here is the testimony of a former Hindu man who is now, by God’s grace, … Continue reading

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Iran: I Forgive You

Gilbert was 17 when his father was stabbed 26 times with a knife and killed for his faith and ministry in Iran. God transformed the tragedy into a profound testimony when Gilbert forgave the persecutors. Gilbert wrote this song and … Continue reading

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The holy cross will not be far behind where God’s Word is bearing fruit — Martin Luther

In his Explanation of the Third Petition of the Lord’s Prayer in the Large Catechism, Martin Luther observes that all Christians can expect to suffer for the name of Jesus Christ but they do so praying for patience and for God … Continue reading

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“We need more than words now, we need concrete actions, we need the solidarity of Christians worldwide. ” — Archbishop Amel Nona of Mosul

Many Christians are replacing their Facebook and Twitter profile picture with the letter “N” in Arabic.  Why are Christians doing this?  It’s a sign of solidarity with our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters in Iraq and in other regions of the world.  ISIS … Continue reading

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“They are Christians. Let them die.”

The following report comes from Dr. Jim who works with The Voice of the Martyrs. The Hippocratic Oath means little to some Muslim doctors in Egypt. Muslim medical staff often neglect or provide substandard care for non-Muslims.  The attitude of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day

In 270 A.D., marriage had been outlawed by the emperor of Rome, Claudius II. Claudius issued this decree because he thought that married men made bad soldiers since they were reluctant to be torn away from their families in the … Continue reading

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For All the Saints — the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

“And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!” (Revelation … Continue reading

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Iran: Four Christians Sentenced To 80 Lashes For Drinking Communion Wine

Christian Solidarity Worldwide reports (October 23, 2013) that: A court in the Iranian city of Rasht has sentenced four members of the Church of Iran denomination to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion service. The verdict, dated … Continue reading

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Iran: Christian sentenced to ten years in prison on political charges

Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (07/08/2013) http://dynamic.csw.org.uk/article.asp?t=press&id=1559 Mostafa Bordbar, a Christian convert, has been sentenced to ten years in prison for being part of an “anti-security organisation” and “gathering with intent to commit crimes against Iranian national security”. The verdict was … Continue reading

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