Pondering at communion this morning on the power of the Blood of the Lamb
And they loved not their lives unto the death
When one remembers these young children beheaded in Iraq whose parents had brought them up in the faith of the Lord Jesus Christ. They valued their lives little as they knew they were already resurrected. They preferred to not renounce their faith.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.
The Book of
The Continuing Conquest of Canaan
Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass that the children of Israel asked the Lord, saying, “Who shall be first to go up for us against the Canaanites to fight against them?”
And the Lord said, “Judah shall go up. Indeed I have delivered the land into his hand.”