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The following clip is from the Way of the Master:

"If we still want to cling to the message that ‘God has a wonderful plan for your life,’ we had better hide Foxe’s Book of Martyrs from the eyes of non-Christians. Speaking of martyrdom, have you ever pondered what it would be like to be huddling together as a family in a Roman arena as hungry and ferocious lions rush in? Have you ever considered what it would be like to be eaten by lions? I have. My fertile imagination runs wild. What do you give the lion to eat first—your arm? How long would you remain conscious as he gnawed on it?...

What would you tell your beloved family as you looked into their terrified eyes? How could you reconcile the words, ‘wonderful’ and ‘happiness,’ with having the fierce teeth of a lion rip you apart, limb from limb?"

"Here’s the deal gang, our lives are suppose to be good, it is suppose to be in God’s will and God’s will will prevail, but there is good news..."

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