46 Quotes About Persecution

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The devil doesn't persecute those who aren't making a godly difference in the world.
- Paul Chappell
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Against the persecution of a tyrant the godly have no remedy but prayer.
- John Calvin
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Princes, kings, and other rulers of the world have used all their strength and cunning against the Church, yet it continues to endure and hold its own.
- John Foxe
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A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence.
- John Foxe
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Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy.
- John Foxe
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A defense in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.
- John Foxe
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On account of this mandate, many eminent persons in the church and state fell martyrs to the ignorance and ferocity of the pagans.
- John Foxe
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Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, play the man! We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grave, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
- Assorted Authors
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Lord, open the king of England's eyes.
- William Tyndale
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Persecution is simply the clash between two irreconcilable value-systems.
- John Stott
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The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.
- John Foxe
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The emperor Domitian, who was naturally inclined to cruelty, first slew his brother, and then raised the second persecution against the Christians.
- John Foxe
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It has become a settled principle that nothing which is good and true can be destroyed by persecution, but that the effect ultimately is to establish more firmly, and to spread more widely, that which it was designed to overthrow. It has long since passed into a proverb that "the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church."
- Albert Barnes
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Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution.
- Thomas Watson
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Such was the Inquisition, declared by the Spirit of God to be at once the offspring and the image of the popedom.
- John Foxe
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When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.
- John Foxe
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Persecution is one way to drive believers away and create a carnal comfort zone.
- John Hagee
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Wicked men seem to bear great reverence to the saints departed; they canonize dead saints, but persecute living.
- Thomas Watson
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When all smiles upon you, you may think there is no need to talk of such a thing as separation from the love of Christ; but if persecution were to come, and you were to be led forth to the fire, you would feel that that love of Christ is a VERY PRECIOUS thing.
- G.V. Wigram
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The pope being informed of the great increase of Protestantism, in the year 1542 sent inquisitors to Venice to make an inquiry into the matter, and apprehend such as they might deem obnoxious persons.
- John Foxe
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If a Christian is not having tribulation in the world, there's something wrong!
- Leonard Ravenhill
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As a reward for their efforts, however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking.
- Josh McDowell
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But, though persecuting malice raged, yet the Gospel shone with resplendent brightness; and, firm as an impregnable rock, withstood the attacks of its boisterous enemies with success.
- John Foxe
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God had a Son that had no fault, but He never had a son that was not found fault with. God Himself was slandered in paradise by Satan. Let us not expect, therefore, to escape from the venomous tongue.
- Charles Spurgeon
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The fact that the Christian church was able to endure centuries of persecution and survived centuries of neglect and opposition is difficult to explain apart from the system of theology stemming from belief in Jesus Christ as the Son of God who actually died, rose, and ascended into heaven.
- John F. Walvoord
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