By Peter Riedemann

One of the main articulate and biblically grounded voices of the unconventional Reformation, Peter Riedemann used to be purely twenty-three whilst he penned this impassioned confession of religion within the gloom of a sixteenth-century Austrian dungeon. Already a famous Anabaptist chief, Riedemann referred to as fellow persecuted Christians to witness to a love that, “when it rather burns, having kindled our eagerness for God, the extra temptations and tribulations meet it, the extra it flares, until eventually it overcomes and consumes all injustice and wickedness.”

A vintage testomony to spiritual liberty with a well timed message for contemporary believers, Love Is Like Fire serves as a notable reminder of the spirit that fired the hearts of early “heretics” throughout the Reformation. a primary translation into English, this booklet is a crucial addition to the small yet becoming variety of basic assets on early Anabaptism.

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In the evening Jesus came and sat there with the twelve. ) Then after they had eaten, he took the bread and thanked his Father, and broke it. By breaking of the bread in the sight of his disciples he indicated that he would break his body for them and all men, in order that all who believed in him might have eternal life and come to him. " Through this Christ taught them that, just as after breaking the loaf he gave them bread to sustain the body, in the same way after giving up of his body, he wanted to give them eternal life and redeem them from death.

For just as the church of God is united in marriage with Christ, so a woman is united with a man; and just as Christ cares for his church, supporting and nourishing her, men should protect, nourish, and care for their wives.

For just as the church of God is united in marriage with Christ, so a woman is united with a man; and just as Christ cares for his church, supporting and nourishing her, men should protect, nourish, and care for their wives.

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