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If I don't stay away from Iraq...

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Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), Aug 17, 2006 at 21:28

If I don't stay away from Iraq or Lebanon (then again, Pakistan does things the other way, with Sunnis terrorizing Shi'ites), and run into a situation like this, I pray God will have the grace to let me confess to being a Christian and partially a descendent of Jews, give a good witness to the deity, sinlessness, atoning death, resurrection, and present glory of Jesus Christ. I pray as well that if I am delivered into such a situation where the inquisitor is hardened to divine grace, that I would have the fortitude to be a martyr, if necessary.

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