The Cost to Follow Jesus
Since the beginning of Christianity, there have been countless stories shared of martyrdom and costly discipleship. Since Martyrs Mirror was published in the sixteenth century, which documented the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs, thousands of men and women have walked into the fie for the cause of Christ. These four people knew the cost to follow Jesus and were ready to give witness to Christ, even in the face of intense suffering and persecution. Here are five amazing stories of martyrdom and costly discipleship based on the book “Bearing Witness” by Charles E. Moore and Timothy Keiderling.