What were these martyrs represented as doing?


"And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, 0 Lord, holy and true, does Thou not judge and
avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?" Verse 10.
NOTE - The cruel treatment which they had received cried for vengeance, just as Abel's blood
cried to God from the ground. Gen. 4:10. They were not in heaven, but under the altar on which they had
been slain. On this point Dr. Adam Clarke says: "The altar is upon earth, not in heaven." See note under
next question.

Through what are they to -be sanctified?
To whom will the gates of the heavenly city finally be opened?
On what day did the Jews meet for worship?
How does Paul speak of this coming?
6. What would have been the result to the dead had not Christ procured their release from the grave?
To what place were the angels that sinned cast?
What peaceful condition will reign throughout the earth then?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle