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Summer Sermon Series 2013: An A-Z of the Church – Martyrs

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Sermons

“You are witnesses of these things” Luke 24:48

What does the word ‘martyr’ mean to us? Usually we think of it as meaning someone who suffers. Sometimes it is used in a casual way, we might hear someone say, ‘don’t make a martyr of yourself’. When used in a more serious way, it usually refers to someone who has suffered or died for the cause in which they believed. In politically divided places, one person’s martyr may be another person’s terrorist.

When we turn to the Bible, we see that …