Why Study Church History?

from Oct 18, 2016 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from Why Study Church History?, Jon Payne’s contribution to the October issue of Tabletalk:

If church history does not get your blood pumping, you had better check your spiritual pulse. The sixteenth century alone provides a treasure of soul-stirring narratives. Think of Martin Luther’s bold and daring stand for the gospel against the destructive errors of Rome. Consider the faithful witness of the English martyrs who died singing psalms as they were consumed by flames. Or, how about the courageous life of John Knox, who while enslaved in the bowels of a French galley ship cried out, “Give me Scotland, or I die”?

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