Question about "Trail of Blood"

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  1. Doc Yankum

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    Joshua, I have noticed this phrase several times. For my information, where does "Trail of Blood" come from?

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    The term Trail of Blood could be said to come from two sources:
    1. From a book by that name, The Trail of Blood, by J. M. Carroll (Ashland Ave. Baptist Church, Lexington, KY, c.1931)
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    2. From the idea on which the book is based, that God's poor and afflicted people have left a "trail of blood" down through the centuries as they have been persecuted by their enemies (and thereby may be traced, at least to some extent).
     
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    I have changed the title of this topic to avoid confusion with the one posted by Buster. Thanks to all for understanding. [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for the information, Your answer was as I thought. I have read the booklet by J.M. Carroll. I believe the premise but I am not sure of the total accuracy. But I do believe our forebears suffered in ways that we have never experienced and I pray we never will. Also thanks for changing the topic. As you can tell, I am feeling my way along. With your help I will try to keep from embarassing myself too much
     

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