• “Lord, I give up all my own plans and purposes, all my own desires and hopes, and accept Thy will for my life. I give myself, my life, my all utterly to Thee to be Thine forever. Fill me and seal me with Thy Holy Spirit. Use me as Thou wilt, work out Thy whole will in my life at any cost, now and forever.” – Betty Scott Stam, 20th Century Martyr

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The Passion of the Holy Martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas


During a persecution of Christians under the emperor Septimius Severus, a group of Christians died together in the arena at… Continue reading

Potamiaena 205 A.D.

Seventh among them must be reckoned Basilides, who led the renowned Potamiaena to execution. The praises of this woman are… Continue reading

TWO FEMALE DISCIPLES OF ORIGEN, NAMELY, RHAIS AND MARCELLA, BURNED ALIVE AT ALEXANDRIA, FOR THE FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST, ABOUT THE YEAR 204

Among the disciples of Origen, who became martyrs, there are also mentioned several women as faithful martyrs. However, we shall… Continue reading

PERPETUA AND FELICITAS, OF TUBURBI IN MAURITANIA, AND OTHERS, VIOLENTLY PUT TO DEATH, FOR THE FAITH OF THE SON OF GOD, ABOUT THE YEAR 201 ,

Perpetua and Felicitas were two very pious and honorable Christian women, at Tuburbi, a city in Mauritania, a province of… Continue reading

Dionysia, martyr at Alexandria

Dionysia (2), at Alexandria, a.d. 251, mother of many children, who, loving her Lord more than her… Continue reading

Dionysia, virgin martyr at Lampsacus

Dionysia (1), virgin martyr at Lampsacus, a.d. 250. Seeing Nicomachus suddenly seized with madness and dying in… Continue reading

  • “In all places and at all times, we can have that familiar friendship, we can have Him with us; and there may be through the day a constant interchange of private words, of little offerings, too small to have any name attached to them—by which the bonds of that familiar friendship grow closer and more real, until it comes to that special personal intimacy, which we call sanctity.” – Janet Erskine Stuart, 1857-1914

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Verse of the Day

“O Death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory?” The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. — 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 (NKJV)

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