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October 06, 2019

Illustrated Bible Life

Perpetua: An Early Christian Martyr

In the year 202, 22-year-old Perpetua was completing her catechism as a new follower of Jesus Christ. A young wife and nursing mother, Perpetua was arrested, yet she and her fellow Christ-followers refused to denounce their belief in Christ. Her willingness to face martyrdom with courage and grace makes her a shining example of faithfulness and holiness to the church.

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