• “There are those who insist that it is a very bad thing to question God. To them, ‘why?’ is a rude question. That depends, I believe, on whether it is an honest search, in faith, for His meaning, or whether it is the challenge of unbelief and rebellion.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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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

  • “God’s refusals are always merciful…God never denies us our hearts desire except to give us something better.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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[God’s Supreme Revelation] God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; — Hebrews 1:1-2 (NKJV)

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