Her name is Meri Khuri.
Surrounded by Syria to the north and east, Israel to the south, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Lebanon. The West Asian country was embroiled in a civil war between 1975 and 1992. Here is the story of a young Christian woman who lost an estimated 250,000 lives in a civil war.
Her name is Meri Khuri. This was in 1991, when she was 17 years old. She was from Damur. The fanatical Muslims attacked the village where he lived. The hatred towards Christians was evident in the eyes of those Muslim leaders. Showing a pistol to Mary and her family, the leader said, “If you do not become a Muslim, you will be shot.”
Christ was given the same kind of choice and Mary knew He had chosen the cross. She also chose the cross, saying, “I was baptized as a Christian, and His Word told me, ‘Do not deny your faith.’ I will obey him. Shoot me. ” He was also shot by a Muslim who had recently killed his father and mother. Mary’s body fell to the ground.
Two days later, Red Cross representatives arrived in the village. Of all the members of Mary’s family, she was the only one still alive. But the bullet hit her spine, leaving her paralyzed. Despite hisphysical infirmity, he knew that God had a plan in his life, “Everyone has a profession. I can never get married or do any physical work. So I will lay down my life for the Muslims who cut my father’s throat, cursed my mother, stabbed her and tried to kill me. My life will be a prayer for them. ”