John Knox, Scottish Reformer (1514-1572)

507px-John_Knox_woodcut“It is quite amazing, and a demonstration of the power of grace, that the Reformation came at all to Scotland. Scotland was known throughout Europe as the most superstitious and the most Roman Catholic of all countries. And the church which had held sway here for centuries was a church in which corruption had reached depths found in few other places. Though he was small and weak, beset since his days in the galleys with many infirmities, he was of a vigorous mind and implacable will. His piety and zeal knew no bounds. He stamped his character on the church which he was instrumental in establishing. Knox proved that ‘One man with God is a majority’.”

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