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Martyrdom


1. Is death endured for the word of God, and testimony of Christ. Re 6:9; 20:4.

2. Saints

a. Forewarned of. Mt 10:21; 24:9; Joh 16:2.

b. Should not fear. Mt 10:28; Re 2:10.

c. Should be prepared for. Mt 16:24,25; Ac 21:13.

d. Should resist sin to. Heb 12:4.

3. Reward of. Re 2:10; 6:11.

4. Inflicted at the instigation of the devil. Re 2:10,13.

5. The Apostasy guilty of inflicting. Re 17:6; 18:24.

6. Of saints, shall be avenged. Lu 11:50,51; Re 18:20-24.

7. Exemplified

a. Abel. Ge 4:8; 1Jo 3:12.

b. Ahimelech and his fellow priests. 1Sa 22:18,19.

c. Prophets and Saints of old. 1Ki 18:4; 19:10; Lu 11:50,51; Heb 11:37.

d. Urijah. Jer 26:23.

e. John the Baptist. Mr 6:27.

f. Peter. Joh 21:18,19.

g. Stephen. Ac 7:58.

h. Christians. Ac 9:1; 22:4; 26:10.

i. James. Ac 12:2.

j. Antipas. Re 2:13.