Monday, February 1, 2010

Polycarp the Martyr

"After his sentence was given, the governor said to him, "Reproach Christ and I will release you."

Polycarp answered, "Eighty-six years I have served him, and he never once wronged me. How then shall I blaspheme my King who has saved me?""
- Polycarp

Source: Foxe, John. Foxe's Book of Martyrs. Gainsville, FL: Bridge-Logos, 2001. p16. Print.

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