Am I too young and my future too promising to become a hunted martyr for Jesus Christ? Is it right that I leave the Catholic Church? Mass? My family? My friends? Can’t I just serve God quietly without being re-baptized? Is it right to read the “forbidden book” in my own language?
The dark bloody battle of the sixteenth-century Reformation rages in the hearts of young Margriete and her closest friend, Grietje. Go with them as they decide if they are willing to pay the cost of the crown.
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer…be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Revelation 2:10
Elaine Reidel, shocked by her cousin’s whispered secret, pried into her past—and discovered something that shook her life and shattered her future.
But Bibles in the vernacular language did not come without a price, and Elaine and her cousins found themselves facing risks that they never dreamed of. They learned to look past the tangled present into the unseen—into eternity.
Never again would Elaine’s life be calm and predictable, but the words that she learned to treasure still shone clear: that no matter what the circumstances or how high the price, we are His witnesses.