Historians refer to the American Civil War as a war of “brother against brother” because family members were often on opposite sides of an irreconcilable moral conflict. A man named Jed, for example, was a southerner who fought for the Union Army because he believed slavery was immoral. His family, however, supported secession, and his brother even fought for the Confederacy. After the Battle of Gettysburg, Jed found his brother wounded and held him until he died. Read more about the story here: http://eng.1september.ru/view_article.php?ID=200901716.
As believers, Christ warns us that we will be persecuted, even by the ones we love the most. Will you stand firm in your faith in the midst of adversity?