‘These Are They Who Have Come Out of Great Tribulation’

Foolish, isn’t it, to oppose the singing of God’s praise and the preaching of the cross against the mighty powers of a fallen world? But God likes that kind of foolishness, and uses it all the time: see I Corinthians 1.

The Gaither Vocal Band, with Ernie Haas, sings These Are They Whom Have Come Out of Great Tribulation: this is Revelation 7:14, with echoes of Hebrews 11.

I am reminded again of King Alfred’s words: “For the Lord is our defense, Jesu defend us!”

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “‘These Are They Who Have Come Out of Great Tribulation’

  • Donald John

    Jesus Christ was the greatest rebel to ever walk the face of the earth. Reject 666 by the blood of the LAMB.


  • Erlene

    This great song brings tears to my eyes every time. More now, that so many of our brothers and sisters around the world are being persecuted in the worst ways imaginable, and are being slaughtered for their faith. These are they, indeed.


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