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The world´s most ancient
Christian communities are being
destroyed — and no one cares

The Week, by Michael Brendan Dougherty

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Posted By:mitzi, 1/24/2014 11:00:47 PM

Like many Coptic Christians in Egypt, Ayman Nabil Labib had a tattoo of the cross on his wrist. And like 17-year-old men everywhere, he could be assertive about his identity. But in 2011, after Egypt´s revolution, that kind of assertiveness could mean trouble. Ayman´s Arabic-language teacher told him to cover his tattoo in class. Instead of complying, the young man defiantly pulled out the cross that hung around his neck, making it visible. His teacher flew into a rage and began choking him, goading the young man´s Muslim classmates by saying, "What are you going to do with him?" Ayman´s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/24/2014 11:22:37 PM     (No. 9704821)

Muslims are so carnal.

1) We don´t worship God here or there, but in spirit and in truth.

2) We don´t fear him who can kill the body but after that has no more than he can do. We fear Him who has the power to destroy both soul and body in hell.

3) God´s law is written on our hearts and our faith in Him is the victory that overcomes. That cannot be taken away by any man.





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Reply 2 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/25/2014 12:50:11 AM     (No. 9704849)

I care. And, I pray daily for persecuted Christians. Jesus warned us we would have to be prepared to give our live for His Name. The blood of these martyrs will not go unavenged.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 1/25/2014 1:36:36 AM     (No. 9704860)

Certainly I care. But then what? Much as with the takeover here, where is the target? Who do I follow? Do I accept the advice of some invisible internet tough guy? Do I risk everything I have spent my whole life to earn, only to look behind me and see nobody is there?
To go off half cocked is to lose; to die for nothing. Haven´t we had enough of that in the last 60 years?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/25/2014 3:40:00 AM     (No. 9704884)

Take heart#3, the eternal truth will prevail.Keep God´s light burning alive in your heart and mind. Let us be the Davids and turn back the Goliaths: and intercede for those who have fallen by the wayside.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/25/2014 5:39:57 AM     (No. 9704927)

And every last demonrat as well as their wholly owned Pravda machine remain silent. It tells you all you need to know about them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 1/25/2014 4:26:10 PM     (No. 9705656)

.....the gates of hell shall not prevail against (my church). Matt 16:18 Though there be martyrs along the way, the church shall remain.

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