ENGLAND: Extreme Choice
  • 03 July 2017

“Will you choose to live or die? What do you say?” The questioner was Henry VIII, the king of England, who had unrestrained power in the land. The “criminal” who stood before him, charged with heresy, was John Lambert, a Greek and Latin tutor. Lambert audaciously challenged his pastor for delivering a sermon that didn’t […]

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ENGLAND: Extreme Love for God’s Word
  • 03 January 2017

In the sixteenth century, King Philip II took a hard line against those who would try to interpret Scripture for themselves. Anyone found studying the Bible during this time was hanged, burned at the stake, drowned, torn in pieces, or buried alive. The inquisitors from the king were sent to inspect the house of the […]

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