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The Bible Makes Us Baptists
This book is a treasury of literary testimony to the truth that God has called His choice servants to a life of suffering and sacrifice. The modern day Christianity we so loosely profess and so lightly possess blushes in the presence of the martyrs and maidens found in The Bible Makes Us Baptists. The Ana-Baptists depicted in this story reveal the greatness of their faith ...more
Paperback, 351 pages
Published October 1902 by American Baptist Publication Society
(first published 1902)
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SO EXCELLENT!!!!!!!! I have SUCH a higher appreciation for my Bible more now than ever. Only a few hundred years ago, christians were being starved, imprisioned, buried alive, and tortured just for possesing the New Testament. Those people would hang on to their Bibles for dear life...hide them....take care of them...and more than that...READ them! They would read them over and over and cherish every word, taking it to heart. If they did not learn them so thoroughly, when it might be discovered ...more
Engaging and educational historic fiction. Bamford follows an Anabaptist family in the late 1500s in their flight for a safe place to worship and raise a family. Very powerful story that will make you cry and raise your awareness of Baptist history and suffering.