Do you think any of the following experiences are true? They are so far fetched they are almost humorous.
TITLE: Let's all make it to the Finish Line...[sr from Patterson] Bro. Sherman Butts.]
Persecution - from the=2 governments, from our families, from the
* Example of two young brothers who were beaten and pressured to pray
(in school). The young boy refused and told the headmaster, that he
could not be a Witness at home, but then be someone else at school.
Another brother was tortured and vomited blood for 90days, but he kept
his integrity and prayed that the other brothers being held would not
surrender, but stay loyal.
* One sister battled cancer for 17 years but never quit going to
meetings. Another young brother faces pressure from young ladies
everyday to commit immorality - but he remains clean. Another couple
used to be loved by their family and friends when they were in the
world, but once they learned the truth - they were shunned.