Category: Books – reading and writing

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Hildegard of Bingen Benedictine abbess, visionary, and writer 1098-1179 “A fiery light, flashing intensely, came from the open vault of heaven and poured through my whole brain. Like a flame that is hot without burning it kindled all my heart and all my breast….… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Antony of Egypt Greatest Desert Father 251-356 AD “Wherever you find yourself, do not go forth from that place too quickly. Try to be patient and learn to stay in one place.” Born into a wealthy family, Antony submitted to his parents and their… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Matthew Ricci Controversial evangelist to China 1552-1610 “Those that adore Heaven instead of the Lord of Heaven are like a man who, desiring to pay the emperor homage, prostrates himself before the imperial palace at Peking and venerates its beauty.” In 1579, a man… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Cyril and Methodius Apostles to the Slavs815-885 “One cannot estimate the significance, for the future of Orthodoxy, of the Slavonic translations [of Cyril and Methodius].” —Orthodox apologist Timothy Ware When the Moravian Prince Ratislav requested that the Byzantine Emperor Michael III send missionaries to… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

Daily Bible Reading 17 May 2019

Bible Reading Enhances Any Day (BREAD) Daily Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 10-11, Romans 1 I believe we’ve had this discussion before. David shouldn’t have been there, and he shouldn’t have been looking beyond his own garden. 2 Samuel 11:1-2 (ESV) In the spring of… Continue Reading “Daily Bible Reading 17 May 2019”