|Maria, Ursula von Becken|
(tr. by BackToLuther)
Indeed, the tyrant papist miscalculated ... twice, once for each sister! — Modern theologians would call this story "quaint"... as modern theology also sluffs off God's Word. Modern theologians would either reject or soft-pedal the miracle described in this account (Robert Kolb?), but not Hermann Fick. But the faith of these 2 "young girls" lives on in the Christian Church, for it is a story of true faith, not just because they died, but because they believed God... and it was credited to them for righteousness. Romans 4:3.
Let the Pentecostals prance around in their supposed "joy in the Spirit", apart from the Word, but let them look on this Lutheran martyr in her joyfulness at death, let them look on the whirlwind of angels sent by the Lord Jesus to his dear martyr Maria as He "braced her with unconquerable courage of faith"... by His Word!
Dear God!... I can't stop bringing these stories of the Lutheran martyrs! – In the next Part 10...