“We Still Believe in Jesus”: Liberated Iraqi Church Holds First Service in 2 Years

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Al Jazeera English, Facebook

A recent successful military offensive by the Iraqi army has reclaimed former Christians town in Iraq from ISIS. The amazing video below shows Assyrian Christians celebrating their first service in two years, even amidst the rubble in their church trashed by ISIS.

“When we lift the cross up, we give Daesh a message,” a priest says in the video. “We still believe in Jesus Christ, we still believe in the cross, and by the cross we do everything in our belief.”

What great faith amidst terrible persecution. And their singing is very beautiful, too!

Praise the Lord!

[See also: “Forgive Them”: Powerful Last Words of Christian Girl Burned Alive by ISIS]

[See also: Roman Exorcist on ISIS: Christians Must “Fight the Beast Spiritually”]