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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Executions at Colchester!

Executions at Colchester It was before mentioned that twenty-two persons had been sent up from Colchester, who upon a slight submission, were afterwards released. Of these, William Munt, of Much Bentley, husbandman, with Alice, his wife, and Rose Allin, her daughter, upon their return home, abstained from church, which induced the bigoted priest secretly to …

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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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Account of the Persecutions in the Valleys of Piedmont!

The Persecutions in the Valleys of Piedmont: Many of the Waldenses, to avoid the persecutions to which they were continually subjected in France, went and settled in the valleys of Piedmont, where they increased exceedingly, and flourished very much for a considerable time. Though they were harmless in their behavior, inoffensive in their conversation, and …

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