They Pay It All
Those brave Christians
In lands far away
Give their lives for Jesus
The ultimate price to pay.
Forced from homes and land,
They are beheaded
Like prophets of old,
And even crucified
Like our Savior and others bold.
And what is their crime?
Being Jesus’ followers.
Refusing to yield
To their terrorist torturers.
Confessing the Christ,
Not ashamed, but proclaim,
Holding up His name.
Allegiance to humans they disclaim.
Let’s champion our brothers and sisters
By praying, and action
To here and abroad.
All One in Christ showing compassion.
— Charles B. Mayes
They Pay It All © 2016 by Charles B. Mayes. All Rights Reserved.
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