The Early Christian Martyrs
22 February 2003
The Early Christian Martyrs were as courageous as they were numerous. Unwilling to conform to the Roman Empires polytheist society they suffered unto death for their beliefs, with hope of eternal life.
II.Life for the Early Christians
III.Why were Christians Martyred?
IV.Giving Christians the Opportunity to Renounce Christ
V.Most Notable Martyrs
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