Category: Christian History

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

William Miller Mistaken founder of Adventism 1782-1849 “We have passed what the world calls the last round of 1843…. Does your heart begin to quail? Or are you waiting for your blessed hope in the glorious appearing of Jesus Christ?” In recent years, we… 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”

THE HISTORY OF THE HYMN, “HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW” — The Dialogue Frog

I love this hymn. It’s one of my all-time favorites. I also enjoy learning the background stories of some of my favorite things. Recently, my dad gave me a book about the history of some of our most common hymns. I was reading about… Continue Reading “THE HISTORY OF THE HYMN, “HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW” — The Dialogue Frog”

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: Paul

Paul Paul, the apostle, who before was called Saul, after his great travail and unspeakable labors in promoting the Gospel of Christ, suffered also in this first persecution under Nero. Abdias, declareth that under his execution Nero sent two of his esquires, Ferega and… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs: Paul”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Nikolaus von Zinzendorf Christ-centered Moravian “brother” 1700-1760 “There can be no Christianity without community.” Nearly two centuries after Luther posted his 95 Theses, Protestantism had lost some of its soul. Institutions and dogma had, in many people’s minds, choked the life out of the… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Peter Among many other saints, the blessed apostle Peter was condemned to death, and crucified, as some do write, at Rome; albeit some others, and not without cause, do doubt thereof. Hegesippus saith that Nero sought matter against Peter to… Continue Reading “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs”