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Oswald Chambers

There is no place for seeing Jesus Christ as a martyr. His death was not something that happened to Him— something that might have been prevented. His death was the very reason He came.

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Polycarp’s Prayer before Burning

Polycarp (Bishop of Smyrna, AD 69–155) was denounced to the government, arrested, and tried on the charge of being a Christian. When the proconsul urged him to save his life by cursing Christ, he replied: “Eighty-six years I have served … Continue reading

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