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A Garment of Patience

from the Martyrs Mirror HANS BRAEL SEVERELY PERSECUTED A. D. 1557 I find this story inspiring because the man remembered that God sees everything and allows no temptation above what we are able to bear. He knew that no matter how much he suffered here, his tormentors would be punished by God so much... Read More

Augustine the Baker (1556)

From The Martyrs Mirror Around 1556, there was in Beverwijk, a brother named Augustine, a baker by trade, who had forsaken the world, and been baptized upon his faith. At this same time there was a burgomaster who was very bitter, and was filled with perverted zeal. He would go about telling people ... Read More

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