Martyrs Mirror: The Story of Seventeen Centuries of by Thieleman Van Bragt, Joseph F. Sohm

By Thieleman Van Bragt, Joseph F. Sohm

Classic photo bills of greater than 4,000 Christians who persisted soreness, torture, and a martyr's demise as a result of their basic religion within the gospel of Christ. contains greater than 50 finely specified etchings by way of famous Dutch artist Jan Luyken. Songs, letters, prayers, and confessions look with the tales of many defenseless Christians who have been capable of love their enemies and go back stable for evil.

This large e-book calls believers to stick with Jesus in all components of existence, even unto loss of life. somehow, real Christian dedication calls for perfect discipleship and steadfast adherence to the lessons modeled by way of Jesus and his apostles.

Written and released in 1659 through a Dutch Mennonite, Thieleman J. van Braght, to bolster the religion of his fellow believers, and translated into German in 1748 on the time of the French and Indian conflict for a similar cause. In 1886 Martyrs reflect was once translated into English to problem generations of Christians in North America.

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Like a freed dove which has been confined in a strange place, returns to her nest and abode. But we must wait for this until the time which God has appointed, comes. Let us be patient together, then, most beloved in the Lord, till the day come, which, if we remain faithful unto the end, will assuredly bring us that which we here wait for in hope. Then the tears, which we, sighing and longing for the highest salvation of God, have wept here, shall surely be wiped away from our eyes; then shall we no longer see through a glass, darkly, but face to face; then shall the heavenly be shown us no longer in thought or in spirit, but it shall be given us, and we be made participants of it, by experience alone, in truth and in deed.

For Thine, O God, is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever. Amen. T. J. VAN BRAGHT. Dort, July the 23rd, 1659. -The ADVERTISEMENT by the Dutch Publishers is omitted, as we deem it irrelevant to the present Edition. -Translator. * What is said of Onesiphorus according to the body, we have experienced in the spirit. " II Tim. 1:16. Page 6 AUTHOR'S PREFACE To My Beloved Friends and Companions in Christ Jesus Our Saviour Next to God we are joined to our fellow-believers who have received the same faith with us; and we shall therefore address ourselves to them.

092/2 subject : Christian martyrs--Biography, Persecution, Anabaptists--Europe--Biography. Page 1 The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only Upon Confession of Faith, and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus, Their Saviour, From the Time of Christ to the Year A. D. 1660 Compiled from Various Authentic Chronicles, Memorials, and Testimonies, by Thieleman J. van Braght Translated from the Original Dutch or Holland Language from the Edition of 1660 By Joseph F.

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