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A Thanksgiving Prayer – John Bradford / Christian Martyr

John Bradford (1510–1555) was an English Reformer, prebendary of St. Paul’s, and martyr. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London for alleged crimes against Queen Mary I. He was burned at the stake on 1 July 1555. A Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Instructions Concerning Prayer – John Bradford / Christian Martyr

John Bradford (1510–1555) was an English Reformer, prebendary of St. Paul’s, and martyr. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London for alleged crimes against Queen Mary I. He was burned at the stake on 1 July 1555. Instructions Concerning … Continue reading

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The Martyrdom of the Blessed Servant of God, Walter Mill – John Knox

The Martyrdom of the Blessed Servant of God, Walter Mill – John Knox Walter Mill was the last Protestant martyr in Scotland before the Reformation. He was born in 1476 and became a Roman Catholic priest, but like John Knox … Continue reading

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Oswald Chambers

There is no place for seeing Jesus Christ as a martyr. His death was not something that happened to Him— something that might have been prevented. His death was the very reason He came.

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Polycarp’s Prayer before Burning

Polycarp (Bishop of Smyrna, AD 69–155) was denounced to the government, arrested, and tried on the charge of being a Christian. When the proconsul urged him to save his life by cursing Christ, he replied: “Eighty-six years I have served … Continue reading

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