A Prisoner of the LORD

“Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon.”
(Jeremiah 38:6)

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One of the witnesses of the truth, when imprisoned for conscience sake in Queen Mary’s persecution of the church, is said to have thus written to a friend:

‘A prisoner for Christ!’ What is this for a poor worm? Such honour have not all his saints. Both the degrees which I took in the University have not set me so high as the honour of becoming a prisoner of the Lord.

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