‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross…’

Posted on April 26, 2017 
Filed under History

“Horrible violence was not the fault of one side only in the Reformation struggle.

But that is no reason for us to forget the men and women whose stand for the Reformation of the Church of England in the interests of Biblical truth, cost them their lives. In particular, the fact that the three great episcopal witnesses, Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley and Thomas Cranmer were put to death in Oxford during the years 1555 and 1556 is one from which we should draw courage and confidence. …”

– Dr. Peter Jensen, GAFCON General Secretary, writes the fourth of his postsstrong>on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and reflects on how Latimer, Ridley and Cranmer gave their lives in service of the biblical gospel.