From Orange Jumpsuits to White Robes

Ontroerend commentaar op de gruwelijke moord op de Koptische mannen in Libië onlangs. Geschreven door een Koptische vrouw in de VS.

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN MEETS WORLD

Guest post by my wife Suzy Tawfik

Artwork by: Wael Mories Artwork by: Wael Mories

“And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”  Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they were, was completed.” -Revelation 6:10-11

Take up your cross and follow Me

Immediately upon hearing that my fellow Copts were beheaded, the humanity within me reacted with anger and frustration, tired of the innocent bloodshed, the pain, and the emotional turmoil. In the words of Tertullian (3rd Century),

“If the martyrs of the whole world were put on one arm of the balance and the martyrs of…

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