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4.32 | Thank God for the Martyrs and Confessors who have Gone Before you

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SECTION 4 | Thanksgiving | 4.32 | Thank God for the Martyrs and Confessors who have Gone Before you

For the martyrs and confessors, the lights of the church, and the good examples of those who have gone before us to heaven.

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We bless you for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves to God by great endurance, in afflictions and calamities; 2 Corinthians 6:4(ESV) who when they have been brought before kings and governors for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for an opportunity to bear witness, Luke 21:12-13(ESV) and God has given them a mouth and wisdom, which none of their adversaries were able to withstand or contradict. Luke 21:15(ESV)

That those who for Christ’s sake were killed all the day long and regarded as sheep to be slaughtered, were yet in all these things more than conquerors through him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(ESV)

That they conquered the accuser of the brothers by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. Revelation 12:10-11(ESV)

We bless you for the cloud of witnesses with which we are surrounded, Hebrews 12:1(ESV) for the tracks of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(ESV) for the people of old who received their commendation, Hebrews 11:2(ESV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(ESV) Lord, give us to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(ESV)

I bless you for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves to God by great endurance, in afflictions and calamities; 2 Corinthians 6:4(ESV) who when they have been brought before kings and governors for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for an opportunity to bear witness, Luke 21:12-13(ESV) and you have given them a mouth and wisdom, which none of their adversaries were able to withstand or contradict. Luke 21:15(ESV)

That those who for Christ’s sake were killed all the day long and regarded as sheep to be slaughtered, were yet in all these things more than conquerors through him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(ESV)

That they conquered the accuser of the brothers by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. Revelation 12:10-11(ESV)

I bless you for the cloud of witnesses with which I am surrounded, Hebrews 12:1(ESV) for the tracks of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(ESV) for the people of old who received their commendation, Hebrews 11:2(ESV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(ESV) Lord, give me to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(ESV)

We bless thee for all those who have been enabled to approve themselves to God in much patience, in afflictions, in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(KJV) who when they have been brought before governors and kings for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for a testimony, Luke 21:12-13(KJV) and God has given them a mouth and wisdom, which all their adversaries were not able to gainsay or resist. Luke 21:15(KJV)

That those who for Christ’s sake were killed all the day long and accounted as sheep for the slaughter, were yet, in all these things, more than conquerors, through him that loved them. Romans 8:36-37(KJV)

That they overcame the accuser of the brethren by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony, and by not loving their lives unto the death. Revelation 12:10-11(KJV)

We bless thee for the cloud of witnesses with which we are encompassed about, Hebrews 12:1(KJV) for the footsteps of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(KJV) for the elders that have obtained a good report, Hebrews 11:2(KJV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(KJV) Lord, give us to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(KJV)

I bless thee for all those who have been enabled to approve themselves to God in much patience, in afflictions, in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(KJV) who when they have been brought before governors and kings for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for a testimony, Luke 21:12-13(KJV) and God has given them a mouth and wisdom, which all their adversaries were not able to gainsay or resist. Luke 21:15(KJV)

That those who for Christ’s sake were killed all the day long and accounted as sheep for the slaughter, were yet, in all these things, more than conquerors, through him that loved them. Romans 8:36-37(KJV)

That they overcame the accuser of the brethren by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony, and by not loving their lives unto the death. Revelation 12:10-11(KJV)

I bless thee for the cloud of witnesses with which I am encompassed about, Hebrews 12:1(KJV) for the footsteps of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(KJV) for the elders that have obtained a good report, Hebrews 11:2(KJV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(KJV) Lord, give me to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(KJV)

We bless You for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves to God in much endurance, in afflictions, and in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(NASB) who when they have been brought before kings and governors for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for an opportunity for their testimony, Luke 21:12-13(NASB) and God has given them utterance and wisdom which none of their opponents were able to resist or refute. Luke 21:15(NASB)

That those who for Christ’s sake were put to death all day long and considered as sheep to be slaughtered, in all these things overwhelmingly conquered through Him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(NASB)

That they overcame the accuser of the brethren because of the blood of the Lamb, because of the word of their testimony, and because they did not love their life even when faced with death. Revelation 12:10-11(NASB)

We bless You for the cloud of witnesses surrounding us, Hebrews 12:1(NASB) for the trail of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(NASB) for the men of old who gained approval, Hebrews 11:2(NASB) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(NASB) Lord, give us to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(NASB)

I bless You for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves to God in much endurance, in afflictions, and in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(NASB) who when they have been brought before kings and governors for Christ’s sake, it has turned to them for an opportunity for their testimony, Luke 21:12-13(NASB) and God has given them utterance and wisdom which none of their opponents were able to resist or refute. Luke 21:15(NASB)

That those who for Christ’s sake were put to death all day long and considered as sheep to be slaughtered, in all these things overwhelmingly conquered through Him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(NASB)

That they overcame the accuser of the brethren because of the blood of the Lamb, because of the word of their testimony, and because they did not love their life even when faced with death. Revelation 12:10-11(NASB)

I bless You for the cloud of witnesses surrounding me, Hebrews 12:1(NASB) for the trail of the flock, Song of Solomon 1:8(NASB) for the men of old who gained approval, Hebrews 11:2(NASB) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting the promises. Hebrews 6:12(NASB) Lord, give me to follow them, as they followed Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(NASB)

We bless you for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves as servants of God in great endurance, in troubles, and in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(NIV) who when they have been brought before kings and governors on account of Christ’s name, it has resulted in their being witnesses, Luke 21:12-13(NIV) and you have given them words and wisdom that none of their adversaries were able to resist or contradict. Luke 21:15(NIV)

That those who for Christ’s sake faced death all day long and were considered as sheep to be slaughtered, were in all these things more than conquerors, through him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(NIV)

That they overcame the accuser of the brothers by the blood of the Lamb, by the word of their testimony, and by not loving their lives so much as to shrink from death. Revelation 12:10-11(NIV)

We bless you for the cloud of witnesses with which we are surrounded, Hebrews 12:1(NIV) for the tracks of the sheep, Song of Solomon 1:8(NIV) for the ancients who were commended, Hebrews 11:2(NIV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting what has been promised. Hebrews 6:12(NIV) Lord, give us to follow their example, as they followed the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(NIV)

I bless you for all those who have been enabled to commend themselves as servants of God in great endurance, in troubles, and in distresses; 2 Corinthians 6:4(NIV) who when they have been brought before kings and governors on account of Christ’s name, it has resulted in their being witnesses, Luke 21:12-13(NIV) and you have given them words and wisdom that none of their adversaries were able to resist or contradict. Luke 21:15(NIV)

That those who for Christ’s sake faced death all day long and were considered as sheep to be slaughtered, were in all these things more than conquerors, through him who loved them. Romans 8:36-37(NIV)

That they overcame the accuser of the brothers by the blood of the Lamb, by the word of their testimony, and by not loving their lives so much as to shrink from death. Revelation 12:10-11(NIV)

I bless you for the cloud of witnesses with which your people are surrounded, Hebrews 12:1(NIV) for the tracks of the sheep, Song of Solomon 1:8(NIV) for the ancients who were commended, Hebrews 11:2(NIV) and are now, through faith and patience, inheriting what has been promised. Hebrews 6:12(NIV) Lord, give me to follow their example, as they followed the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1(NIV)

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