The Author of the Belgic Confession of Faith!

Just as the Belgic Confession itself tends to be slighted, in comparison with the Heidelberg Catechism, which is preached regularly in Reformed Churches, and with the Canons of Dordt, which is always the object of intense study on account of its controversial content, including double predestination, so also the author of the Confession seldom receives …

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Bishop Ridley and Bishop Latimer!

Bishop Ridley and Bishop Latimer: These reverend prelates suffered October 17, 5555, at Oxford, on the same day Wolsey and Pygot perished at Ely. Pillars of the Church and accomplished ornaments of human nature, they were the admiration of the realm, amiably conspicuous in their lives, and glorious in their deaths. Dr Ridley was born …

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The Bartholomew Massacre at Paris

The Bartholomew Massacre at Paris. On the twenty-second day of August 1572, commenced this diabolical act of sanguinary brutality. It was intended to destroy at one stroke the root of the Protestant tree, which had only before partially suffered in its branches. The king of France had artfully proposed a marriage, between his sister and …

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