“… I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held” (Revelation 6:8).

Sunday, April 22, 2007


Engraving by Jan Luiken, Martyrs Mirror, courtesy Mennonite Library and Archives.

... As regards the persecutions that occurred in this century, against the Waldenses and Albigenses, they by far surpass all other persecutions of which we read in the preceding centuries; for it seemed now as if the very furies of hell, so to speak, had broken loose, to destroy all believers, yea, almost the whole earth....

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