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CHRISTIAN QUOTES ON Persecution. Part of a large selection of Christian quotes and sayings in a variety of topics by famous people, authors, theologians, pastors, preachers, teachers, and other notable Christians.


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A defence 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.

    Author: John Foxe

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.

    Author: John Foxe

A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure.

    Author: John Foxe

Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually, on an average, ten miserable beings!

    Author: John Foxe

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.

    Author: John Foxe

The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.

    Author: John Foxe

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.

    Author: John Foxe

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.

    Author: John Foxe

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.

    Author: John Foxe

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.

    Author: John Foxe

On account of this mandate, many eminent persons in the church and state fell martyrs to the ignorance and ferocity of the pagans.

    Author: John Foxe

Of the multitudes who perished by the Inquisition throughout the world, no authentic record is now discoverable.

    Author: John Foxe

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