We continue this video series, produced by The Voice of the Martyrs from their “i am n” campaign. The second video features “forgiveness.”
“Forgiveness” is defined as “the act of forgiving someone or something; the attitude of someone who is willing to forgive other people … to stop feeling anger toward (someone who has done something wrong); to stop blaming (someone); to stop feeling anger about (something).”
Image if you lived, everyday, with the danger of losing everything you have-including your life, and the lives of your loved ones-just by making the decision to convert to Christianity … or if “word got out” that you were a follower of Jesus …
Oh … as you’ll see in this video … you are given 3 distinct choices:
1. Change your religion/Denounce Christ/Convert to Islam
2. Pay a steep tax.
3. Be killed.
“Even more compelling than stories of their perseverance under persecution is they way they are able to extend forgiveness to those who persecute them … Without Christ, forgiveness is a foreign concept … “