• “Heaven is not here, it’s There. If we were given all we wanted here, our hearts would settle for this world rather than the next. God is forever luring us up and away from this one, wooing us to Himself and His still invisible Kingdom, where we will certainly find what we so keenly long for.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Anabaptists

Song of Annelein of Freiburg, who was drowned and then burned in 1529

The 36th Song

Song of Annelein of Freiburg, who was drowned and then burned in 1529

 

To the… Continue reading

ELIZABETH AND HADEWIJK; OF WHOM THE FORMER WAS DROWNED AT LEEUWARDEN, AND THE LATTER ESCAPED DEATH, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1549

This Elizabeth was of a noble family, and had in her youth been put by her parents into the convent… Continue reading

MARIA OF MONJOU, A. D. 1552

As it is known and manifest according to the testimony of the divine Scriptures, that all who have been righteous,… Continue reading

TWO YOUNG GIRLS, ABOUT A. D 1550

About the year 1550, it happened in the bishopric of Bamberg, that two young girls espoused and received Christ by… Continue reading

JOHN KNEL OR BUCHNER, AND ANNA CANTIANA, A. D. 15.50

In the year 1550, there were imprisoned in the city of London, in England, two pious witnesses of Jesus, a… Continue reading

SENTENCE OF DEATH OF CECILIA JERONYMUS

Whereas Cecilia, daughter of Jeronymus, of Wormer, has joined the doctrine, sect and heresies of the Anabaptists, having been rebaptized,… Continue reading

JOHN CLAESS TESTAMENTS WRITTEN TO WIFE AND OTHERS, IN THE YEAR 1544A

JOHN CLAESS, AND LUCAS LAMBERTS, AN OLD MAN, CALLED GRANDFATHER; TOGETHER WITH SEVERAL TESTAMENTS WRITTEN BY JOHN CLAESS, WHILE IN… Continue reading

MARIA VAN BECKUM, AND URSULA, HER BROTHER’S WIFE, A. D. 1544

In the year 1544, there was a sister in the Lord, named Maria van Beckum, whom her mother had driven… Continue reading

BALTHASAR HUBMOR, AND HIS WIFE

At the time of Zwinglius there was also one Balthasar Hubmor of Friedberg, whom the papists called a doctor of… Continue reading

ANNA OF ROTTERDAM, PUT TO DEATH IN THAT PLACE, A. D. 1539

The following is the Testament which Anna of Rotterdam left and presented to her son, Isaiah, on the twenty-fourth of… Continue reading

  • “Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show His sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. If we, His stupid and wayward sheep, really want to be led, we will without fail be led. Of that I am sure.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Verse of the Day

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!” — Luke 11:13 (NKJV)

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