Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The SIGN of the Cross... Martyred Children Who Refused to Deny CHRIST!
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of GOD, and for the testimony which they held:
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of JESUS, and for the word of GOD, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with CHRIST a thousand years.
10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O LORD, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
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Young as they were, these youthful martyrs now are wearing WHITE and glistening robes, resting at the Throne of our FATHER, WHO art in Heaven, hallowed be His Name, forever and ever. Amen.
O HOLY FATHER...
in Whose LIGHT we see light, bless these young martyrs who would not deny the Name of JESUS before their murderers.
Forgive me for the subtle ways I have denied you before men, being ashamed of being "found out" that I belong to Thy SON+ JESUS CHRIST, hiding my Light under a bushel to avoid discomfort.
Grant me the boldness of these children, that I may not be denied of THEE+, O CHRIST, before The HOLY FATHER Who art in Heaven, hallowed be His Name.
In the Name of JESUS the CHRIST I pray ,