Few things touch my heart more than the news that some of my brothers and sisters in Christ are being persecuted, tortured, and killed for their love of Jesus.
It has been estimated that more Christians have been killed for their faith during the last one hundred years than in all the other centuries combined since the time of Christ. One reason is the great expansion of Christianity in the last few centuries – often into places of great unbelief and hostility. Another reason is the rise of militantly antireligious political systems.
Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
Billy Graham – Wisdom For Each Day