Losing a loved one is hard. But for Mariam, a martyr’s wife, she confessed that she is not sad at all. Instead, she feels very proud to be a Christian.
Libya Martyr’s wife
Sameh Salah was one of the martyrs who lost his life in Libya. The men who were killed because of their faith and proclaimed Jesus Christ even at the moment of their deaths.
Mariam is very proud to have her husband as one of the martyrs. In her inspiring interview, she boldly proclaimed herself as a martyr’s wife.
“I’m thanking God; I’m not sad at all,” she said.
“I knew my Christianity because my husband died as a martyr. He didn’t have an accident.”
Sameh Salah left his wife and two-year-old daughter. But he left them with hope in Christ. Sameh Salah made sure that his family received the salvation of Christ.
“I’m thanking God, and may the Lord keep my daughter safe,” Mariam continued. “I’m thanking God because since we got married, he used to tell me about God, miracles, and everything. So, I love God because of him.”
Mariam confessed that she knows Jesus because of her husband. And because of it, she is proud to be called a follower of Christ.
“Farewell is hard, and it will be remaining hard to the end of my life, but I am not sad,” she said.
Proud of Christianity
“We are so proud of our Christianity. What happened made us all Christians, be proud of our Christianity.”
Furthermore, Mariam is convinced that Christians are also to partake in Christ’s sufferings. “The Lord Christ was crucified, whipped, and tortured for our sake. Can’t we resist a little bit? Can’t we shed few drops of blood for His sake?”
“It’s our responsibility as Christians to keep our faith.”
She added, “If we’re staying at home and wearing black cloths, this is not the end, and we are proud of them.”
Watch her full interview in the video below.
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Header Image: Christian Youth Channel, Interview with Sameh’s Family, Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCfsjN_acTU