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Publication Date: 1978
Dimensions: 8 X 5 1/2 X 1 (inches)
This is a book that will never die--one of the great Christian classics. Written with passion and tenderness, it tells the dramatic, true stories of men, women, and children who, in the face of indescribable persecution, gave their lives for the sake of Christ. Covering the broad sweep of church history from the early church to the beginning of American foreign missions in the early 1800s, Foxs Book of Martyrs continues to inspire and strengthen countless Christians with a vision of faith that, both in life and in death, commits itself utterly to the Lord of Life. Presented here in its most complete form, this book brings to life days when "a noble army, men and boys, the matron and the maid . . . climbed the steep ascent of heaven amid peril, toil, and pain."
Logan GreerRiverton, WyomngAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5This book is such a blessingNovember 18, 2011Logan GreerRiverton, WyomngAge: 55-65Gender: maleEasy reading and studying material, I keep returning to the book time after time for study!
JessMyrtle Beach SCAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent Book on Heros of the FaithAugust 11, 2011JessMyrtle Beach SCAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5We sometimes think life can get difficult, but we have no real idea of how our Lord Jesus suffered for us and these Heros of the faith before us. It shows they truly understood the sacrifices Jesus had made and were willing and wanted to be a part of him
Dad of 7TxAge: 35-44Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Fox's book of WOW!January 8, 2011Dad of 7TxAge: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Would you really give it all for your Savior? You are left asking yourself this question after reading this powerful book. This book chronicles dozens of stories about the faithful who have made a stand for Jesus. A stand which caost most of them their lives. From men singing praises loud enough to drown out the roar of the fire that was engulfing them to the lady who prayed through her fear as her day of punishment came, this book makes us look deep inside and challenges our faith.
I have heard it said, "don't give this to a new convert, it will scare them!". I say, every Christian should read this. We in America don't know what true persecution is......YET! But we will!
Gut-wrenching, Heart-pounding, inspiring words of many of the martyrs that gave their all to spread God's word and build the kingdom.
Michael GreysonCalgary, AlbertaAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5September 2, 2009Michael GreysonCalgary, AlbertaAge: 55-65Gender: maleThis book is a must read to remind us of the price that has been paid by saints throughout the centuries. We are so blessed to live in the days that we do and should be reminded that if our country continues to slide down the slippery slope it is going, each of us may at some point, as Christians, be faced with a situation of having to either deny our faith or pay the price for our beliefs.