Category Archives: Heroes of the Church

My New Address . . . .

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Merry Christmas . . .

 . . .As we celebrate the Birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. On Sunday our Pastor was preaching on our Hope from the Psalms, who is Christ.  He said this:  “When Christ returns, unimaginable Wrong will be set unquestionably Right.”  Is … Continue reading

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What could he do in Heaven?

It was many years ago, when stagecoaches still ran, that an excellent old clergyman, who had a keen observation of the world, was traveling on the top of a coach.  It was cold, wintry weather, and coachman, who called himself a Christian, … Continue reading

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A Creed

A Creed             What of the peasant Spiridion, who, when Eulogius, was pouring along a train of impalpable argument and slippery speech, sprang up, exclaiming, “Hear me, philosopher: Christ and his apostles left us not a system of logic, nor … Continue reading

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The Adventure with the Owl

The Adventure of the OwlFrom the Preface:             Scarcely any work of its kind illustrates the good, the bad, and sometimes, the strange material of which Church History is composed… …even its queer stories, like that of the council held … Continue reading

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A Martyr for Christ

There has been a lot to do to get ‘The Wonders of God in Creation’ ready to be blogged, so for today here is a short biography on the martyred Bishop Polycarp that I wrote.  Be encouraged! Polycarp lived in … Continue reading

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The Death of Alexander Peden

At length Peden came to his brother’s house in the parish of Sorn, the place of his birth, where he lived in a cave, near to his brother’s house, with  a willow bush covering its mouth.  His persecutors getting information … Continue reading

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