MARTYR, Greek, martus, martur, martyr, lit., witness.
1. a person who dies rather than renounce a religion. (In our case
it would be a believer who gladly dies rather than renounce
our Lord Jesus Christ.)

Bible Dictionary:
MARTYR, Greek, martus, martur, lit., witness.
Because of its use in connection with Stephen (Acts 22:20) and others
who died for Christ, the word came to mean one who paid the extreme price for
fidelity to Christ. Antipas was a faithful witness(Rev.2:13). The harlot, Babylon,
was drunk with the blood of martyrs (Rev.17:6).

Voice of the Martyrs:
MARTYR, n. from the Greek word for witness.
1. One who chooses to suffer death rather than to deny Jesus Christ or His work.
2. One who bears testimony to the truth of what he has seen or heard or knows,
as in a witness in a court of justice.
3. One who sacrifices something very important to further the Kingdom of God.
4. One who endures severe or constant suffering for their Christian witness.
5. A Jesus Freak


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